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Mountquhanie House, Dovecot

Wash House (17th Century)

Site Name Mountquhanie House, Dovecot

Classification Wash House (17th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Mountquhanie Castle, Dovecot

Canmore ID 31802

Site Number NO32SW 54.01

NGR NO 34734 21282

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Fife
  • Parish Kilmany
  • Former Region Fife
  • Former District North East Fife
  • Former County Fife

Archaeology Notes

NO32SW 54.01 34708 21267

A probably late 17th century dovecot is attached to the N range at Mountquhanie Castle (NO32SW 19). It is rectangular, of rubble and has been altered to a workshop.

SDD List

The building at NO 3477 2123, erroneously described as a dovecot above, was originally a laundry (A H B Wedderburn, Mountquhanie House).

Visited by OS (RD) 10 June 1970

Mountquhanie Dovecot is attached to the North of the Stables a Mountquahanie House (NO32SE 54.00). See also Mountquhanie Castle (NO32SW19).

Information from RCAHMS (HMLB), November 2002.

Site Management (12 November 2007)

Doocot that has been altered to a workshop and incorporated into the stable block. Rectangular rubble-built, gabled with crowsteps, slate and pantile roof. (Historic Scotland)


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