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Knowesouth, Dovecot

Dovecot (18th Century)

Site Name Knowesouth, Dovecot

Classification Dovecot (18th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Knowe South, Dovecot

Canmore ID 57118

Site Number NT62SW 39

NGR NT 60683 21419

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Scottish Borders, The
  • Parish Bedrule
  • Former Region Borders
  • Former District Roxburgh
  • Former County Roxburghshire

Archaeology Notes

NT62SW 39 60683 21419

(NT 6068 2141) Dovecot (NAT).

OS 6"map, (1957).

A rectangular double-chambered dovecot with walls of rubble sandstone, 3ft thick, and crow-stepped gables.

The slate-covered lean-to roof has two dormer windows.

It is still used by pigeons.

A N Robertson Mss.

As described by Robertson.

Visited by OS(WDJ) 27 January 1967.

Site Management (18 August 1992)

Large rectangular double-chambered doocot, rubble-built with crowstepped gables. A slate-covered lean-to roof features 2 dormer windows.


Sbc Note

Visibility: This is an upstanding building.

Information from Scottish Borders Council.


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