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Barra, Dovecot

Dovecot (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Barra, Dovecot

Classification Dovecot (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Barra Castle

Canmore ID 18787

Site Number NJ72NE 8

NGR NJ 79 25

NGR Description NJ c. 79 25

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Aberdeenshire
  • Parish Bourtie
  • Former Region Grampian
  • Former District Gordon
  • Former County Aberdeenshire

Archaeology Notes

NJ72NE 8 c. 79 25.

Site of Dovecot at Barra.

A N Robertson 1957.

No local knowledge of a dovecot, at Barra.

Visited by OS (RL) 28 February 1969.

Possibly associated with Barra Castle (NJ72NE 7).

NMRS, MS/712/70.

The original location of the dovecot that served Barra Castle (NJ72NE 7) is not known.

Information from RCAHMS (JRS), 19 April 1999.


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