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Chirnside, Kirkgate, Dovecot

Dovecot (16th Century)

Site Name Chirnside, Kirkgate, Dovecot

Classification Dovecot (16th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Auburn House, Doocot; Ninewells Dovecot; Ninewells House Policies

Canmore ID 59651

Site Number NT85NE 21

NGR NT 86997 56167

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Scottish Borders, The
  • Parish Chirnside
  • Former Region Borders
  • Former District Berwickshire
  • Former County Berwickshire

Archaeology Notes

NT85NE 21 86997 56167

For Ninewells House (NT 86396 55747) and associated buildings, see NT85NE 49.00.

(NT 8699 5616) Ninewells Dovecot: 16th century.

(Undated) information from SDD.

Circular beehive type; 60' in circumference at base.

RCAHMS 1915, visited 1908.

A well-preserved beehive-type dovecot.

Visited by OS (JP), 19 December 1972.

Dovecot [NAT]

OS (GIS) MasterMap, February 2011.


Sbc Note

Visibility: This is an upstanding building.

Information from Scottish Borders Council.


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