|Type of record:||Building|
|Name:||Boath Dovecot, Dooket Hill, Auldearn|
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|Grid Reference:||NH 9172 5562|
- DOVECOT (Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD)
|Protected Status:||Listed Building (B) 1648: Boath Dovecote|
- Survival: ROOFED BUILDING (undated)
- Historic Environment Record: MHG7224
- NMRS NUMLINK Reference: 15562
- NMRS Record Details: NH95NW8 AULDEARN, DOOCOT ROAD, BOATH DOVECOT
- Non-Statutory Register (R)
- Old SMR Reference Number: NH95NW0008
Site photographed by Christine Yuil, 10/2002. See Hlink.
J Aikten : 22/1/04
NH95NW0042 Steading, etc
NH95NW 8 9172 5562.
Dovecot (NAT) OS 6" map (1906)
Boath Dovecot is 17th century and is now property of the National Trust for Scotland. NTS List 1959
Boath Dovecot, situated on Castle or Dooket Hill, is circular, with an external diameter of 5.7m. It has one string course, and has been extensively modernised and re-roofed.
Visited by OS (RD) 22 November 1965
Dooket Hill, Auldern, Highland: Archaeological Evaluation , Report No.450. By Bruce Glendinning BSc AIFA. 12/1/99.
This report presents the results of a programme of geophysical survey, and excavation carried out by Centre for Field Archaeology (CFA) in December 1998 on site of a proposed development on SW slope of Dooket Hill, Auldearn (NGR:NH 917 556). The work was commissioned by Auldearn Council, and carried out in consultation with Highland Council Archaeology Service.
The excavation revealed several features of archaeological interest, most of these were isolated pits and gullies.
J Aitken : 13/13/00.
NAI Local Plan, Dec 2000: P39/5.2. Prospects - interpretive and visitor facilities at the Doocot.
J Aitken : 05/06/01.
See Report 535. J Aitken : 03/07/02.
Boath Dovecote, Auldearn. (Image/Photograph(s)). SHG13304.
Boath Dovecote, Auldearn. (Image/Photograph(s)). SHG13305.
Bruce Glendinning BSc AIFA, 12/1/99, Dooket Hill, Auldern,Highland: Archaeological Evaluation
Report No.450 (Text/Report). SHG2000.
Close-Brooks, J, 1986, Exploring Scotland's Heritage: The Highlands, 71, no.29 (Text/Publication/Volume). SHG2053.
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