MHG11822 - Skibo Castle, dovecot

Summary

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Type and Period (1)

  • DOVECOT (Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

NH78NW 16 736 890.

There was a dovecot in the corner of a piece of ground called the 'Dove-cot Park'. The cot was large, octagonal, stone built of two floors each having stone arched-entrances all around and each entrance having its own flat stone landing platform. The roof was pointed, circular and heather-thatched.
W Calder 1949.

No further information was found during field investigation. Enquiries at the Estate Office, Clashmore, were negative.
Visited by OS (W D J) 14 June 1963.


Calder, W, 1949, The estate and castle of Skibo, 74 (Text/Publication/Volume). SHG2017.

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Map

Location

Grid reference Centred NH 7359 8900 (30m by 30m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NH78NW
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish DORNOCH

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