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Lundin Tower, Dovecot

Dovecot (18th Century), Folly (18th Century)

Site Name Lundin Tower, Dovecot

Classification Dovecot (18th Century), Folly (18th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Lundin House

Canmore ID 32823

Site Number NO40SW 54

NGR NO 40007 03043

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

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

Architecture Notes

NO40SW 54 40007 03043

See also:

NO30SE 10 NO 39899 02948 Lundin Tower (Old Lundin House)

Folly in shape of a dovecot.

(Undated) information from Mr J G Dunbar (RCAHMS).

Site Management (9 November 2007)

18th century Gothic, gabled dovecot. Thinly harled rubble with large sandstone dressings. South elevation has central door and 2 blind windows all pointed arched. Eaves course. Y-traceried window to gables and 2 flight holes. Blocked door to rear, small square window and 2 circular openings. Slated roof with crowstepped gables, gable end mock stacks, disguising additional flight holes. Central ventilator and row of flight holes set into south roof slope. (Historic Scotland)

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