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Dunfermline, Castle Drive, Pitreavie Castle, Dovecot

Dovecot (17th Century)

Site Name Dunfermline, Castle Drive, Pitreavie Castle, Dovecot

Classification Dovecot (17th Century)

Canmore ID 51016

Site Number NT18SW 9.01

NGR NT 11846 84896

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Fife
  • Parish Dunfermline
  • Former Region Fife
  • Former District Dunfermline
  • Former County Fife

Archaeology Notes

NT18SW 9.01 11846 84895

(NT 1184 8489) Dovecot (NAT)

OS 6" map (1948)

This late 17th/early 18th c dovecot is situated 100m NE of Pitreavie. It is 3.9m square, of harled rubble masonry with stone dressing and a string course. The roof, now gone, is of lean-to type with crow-stepped gables. The entrance is to the south. The interior was not accessible.

Visited by OS (AC) 12 March 1959

Scheduled as Pitreavie House, dovecote.

Information from Historic Scotland, scheduling document dated 1 December 2000.


Photographic Survey (November 1963)

Photographic survey of the interior and exterior of Pitreavie Castle dovecot, Fife, by the Scottish National Buildings Record/Ministry of Works, in November 1963.


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