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Larkhall, Raploch

Dovecot (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Larkhall, Raploch

Classification Dovecot (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Raploch House

Canmore ID 45699

Site Number NS75SE 12

NGR NS 7573 5100

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council South Lanarkshire
  • Parish Dalserf
  • Former Region Strathclyde
  • Former District Hamilton
  • Former County Lanarkshire

Archaeology Notes

NS75SE 12 7573 5100

(NS 7573 5100) Dovecot (NR)

OS 6" map (1898)

The old mansion of Raploch stood near the present farmhouse, at the place where a coal pit is sunk. The only remains of this ancient mansion are the Dovecot and a very old yew tree about 200 links north of the dovecot. The dovecot is about three storeys high and the lower story has 'arched roofs'.

Name Book 1858.

No trace remains of this dovecot, the site of which is in a housing estate. No additional information was encountered relating to it or old Raploch House.

Visited by OS (JFC), 12 March 1954


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