Accessibility

Font Size

100% 150% 200%

Background Colour

Default Contrast
Close Reset

Newark Castle, Dovecot

Dovecot (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Newark Castle, Dovecot

Classification Dovecot (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) St Monance Castle; St Monans

Canmore ID 34209

Site Number NO50SW 17.03

NGR NO 51925 01214

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

Permalink http://canmore.org.uk/site/34209

Ordnance Survey licence number 100057073. All rights reserved.
Canmore Disclaimer. © Copyright and database right 2019.

Toggle Aerial | View on large map

Digital Images

Administrative Areas

  • Council Fife
  • Parish St Monance
  • Former Region Fife
  • Former District North East Fife
  • Former County Fife

Archaeology Notes

NO50SW 17.03 51925 01214

(NO 5192 0121) Dovecot (NR)

OS 1:10000 map (1973)

This 16th century circular dovecot measures 14 1/2' in diameter within 3'8" thick walls. There has been one string course and one offset course. The nests have been partly removed. The stone roof is apparently of later date.

RCAHMS 1933, visited 1927

As described.

Visited by OS (DWR), 29 May 1974.

Architecture Notes

NO50SW 17.03 51925 01214

INFORMATION TAKEDN FROM THE ARCHITECTURE CATALOGUE:

ARCHITECT:

Robert Lorimer - proposed restoration for William Burrell (c.1898).

REFERENCE:

NATIONAL LIBRARY OF SCOTLAND:

Adv. Mss. 34.8.1-3 - watercolours by Thos. Brown Advocate, Vol i, no 78.

References

MyCanmore Image Contributions


Contribute an Image

MyCanmore Text Contributions