Northfield Doocot
Dovecote East Lothian Borders

Northfield Doocot

Dovecote In East Lothian, Borders

A dovecote or doocot as the Scots call it, next to Northfield house in East Lothian.

Like us, if you're struggling for a place to keep your large collection of doves, then you're best off building yourself a dovecot, or doocot as they call them in Scotland.

There are a few formats you can choose and this doocot, sitting nearby to Northfield House in East Lothian, is beehive-shaped. Built in the 16th century it would have had an occupancy of around 600 nestboxes!

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55.953981, -2.978733

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There is a little parking bay right outside the doocot.

Contributed by Simon Hawkins

Thanks for checking out this place on the Fabulous North! I do enjoy a wander out in to the countryside trying to find hidden gems that not many people know about. You can't beat a rogue pele tower up a remote hill, a mysterious stone circle or a stunning waterfall secluded in a forest.

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Northfield Doocot was listed in Dovecote // Borders // East Lothian