COLGRAIN, CAMIS ESKAN DOVECOT (Ref:1167)
This building is in the Argyll And Bute Council and the
It is a category B building and was listed on 14/05/1971.
Group Items: N/A,
Group Cat: N/A,
Map Ref: NS 3204 8127.
Late 18th, early 19th century. 2-stage, octagonal-plan roofless dovecot situated to S of house. Rubble with ashlar margins and dressings; cavetto cornice; round-headed arcaded parapet; band course dividing stages. Door at ground on N elevation, tall round-headed window above, keystone and impost blocks; tall round-headed window at upper stage on S facet.
INTERIOR: stone nesting boxes.
The dovecot dates from the early period of the house?s history. Camis Eskan, the lodges, walled garden and home farm are listed separately.
F A Walker and F Sinclair NORTH CLYDE ESTUARY (1992), p64-65. Joseph Irving BOOK OF DUNBARTONSHIRE vol III (1879).
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