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Bogward Dovecot

Dovecot (16th Century)

Site Name Bogward Dovecot

Classification Dovecot (16th Century)

Canmore ID 32875

Site Number NO41NE 11

NGR NO 49182 15593

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Fife
  • Parish St Andrews And St Leonards
  • Former Region Fife
  • Former District North East Fife
  • Former County Fife

Archaeology Notes

NO41NE 11 4918 1559.

(NO 4918 1559) Dovecot, Bogward, St Andrews. "Beside the farm buildings stands a fine circular dovecot of the 16th century. It is built of harled rubble and has three string courses."


This dovecot is as described above. The roof has fallen in, but otherwise it is in good condition.

Visited by OS (JLD) 17 October 1956

This dovecot has now been gifted to the St Andrews Preservation Trust (90, South St, St Andrews). The walls have been re-pointed, the roof and door have been renewed. Otherwise it is as previously described.

Visited by OS (WDJ) 28 May 1964


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