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Drumfad Dovecot

Dovecot (18th Century)

Site Name Drumfad Dovecot

Classification Dovecot (18th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Drumfad Doocot

Canmore ID 41500

Site Number NS30NE 20

NGR NS 36123 08048

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council South Ayrshire
  • Parish Kirkmichael (Kyle And Carrick)
  • Former Region Strathclyde
  • Former District Kyle And Carrick
  • Former County Ayrshire

Archaeology Notes

'Cylindrical, roofless dovecot, dated 1762 on lintel.'

SDD List 1963

The upper part of the structure is very unstable and a large tree is growing out of the internal hall.

Visited by OS (MJF) 8 October 1980.

Site Management (8 August 2008)

Cylindrical type; lower stage is vaulted; built of large random sized granite blocks, flint in-filling, in rough courses; now roofless. (Historic Scotland)


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