MHG2416 - Forse House, Dovecot


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

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Dovecot (NAT)
OS 1:10,000 map, (1976)

A double-chambered rectangular dovecot, with a lean-to roof and crowstepped gables surmounted by spherical finials.
RCAHMS 1911.

A dovecot as described above, probably of 18th century date.
Visited by OS (N K B) 12 May 1967.

No change. Visited by OS (J M) 22 March 1983.

East Caithness Local Plan, May 1987: P31/2.53.
J Aitken : 22/05/01.

The doocot was visited and photographed by C Jones in April 2011. <1>

RCAHMS, 1911, The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments and Constructions of Scotland. Third report and inventory of monuments and constructions in the county of Caithness, 18, No. 46 (Text/Report). SHG2664.

Beaton, E, 1978, 'Notes on four Caithness doocots', Caithness Fld Club Bulletin Vol. 2 1978, p.121-4, 121 (Text/Publication/Article). SHG1198.

<1> Headland Archaeology, 2012, Beatrice offshore Wind farm: Environmental Statement (Text/Report/Environmental Statement). SHG26489.

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Grid reference Centred ND 2115 3536 (30m by 30m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet ND23NW
Civil Parish LATHERON
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

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