NO3012 : Melville doocot

taken 7 years ago, near to Collessie, Fife, Great Britain

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Melville doocot
Melville doocot
Built originally as a windmill around the middle of the 18th century, this structure lost its sails after a relatively short time, and before the end of the 18th century it had been converted into a doocot (dovecote) serving the Melville Estate as a source of fresh meat during the winter. Now in the care of the Cupar and North Fife Preservation Society it was restored in 2006/2007.
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Date Taken
Monday, 8 August, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 13 August, 2011
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Country estates 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NO 3026 1265 [10m precision]
WGS84: 56:18.0676N 3:7.7143W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NO 3024 1271
View Direction
South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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