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Glasgow, Mount Vernon, Hamilton Road, The Daldowie Doocot

Dovecot (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Glasgow, Mount Vernon, Hamilton Road, The Daldowie Doocot

Classification Dovecot (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Daldowie House, Dovecot

Canmore ID 161527

Site Number NS66SE 60

NGR NS 66777 62899

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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  • Council Glasgow, City Of
  • Parish Old Monkland (City Of Glasgow)
  • Former Region Strathclyde
  • Former District City Of Glasgow
  • Former County Lanarkshire

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] Daldowie Dovecote, Hamilton Road, c.1745

Immense rubble and ashlar cylinder, keystoned flat lintel to doorway. Flight holes to nesting boxes below eaves, above a continuous string course, with slated bellcast roof over. Surrounded by sewage works, neglected and vandalised, it was relocated 1 kilometre (0.5 mile) north and restored, including an internal timber revolving ladder access system, 1999, Design Practice, for Paterson's of Greenoakhill Ltd and partly funded by the Landfill Tax Credit Scheme.

Taken from "Greater Glasgow: An Illustrated Architectural Guide", by Sam Small, 2008. Published by the Rutland Press

Archaeology Notes

NS66SE 60 66777 62899

Dovecote [NAT]

OS 1:10,000 map, 1989.

For adjacent sewage works, see NS68SE 161.

Architecture Notes

NS66SE 60 66777 62899

Glasgow, Daldowie Dovecot. All that remains of the estate attached to Daldowie House.

Also known as Daldowie Mansion.

The dovecot is a Grade A listed building, originally serving Daldowie Estate, c.1650. Now located in a sewage works, it is in the process of being dismantled and relocated one mile to the north by Design Practice. To be fitted out with stone nesting boxes and a rotating spindle.

Prospect, 1999


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