Mounthooly Doocot

Mounthooly Doocot stands on a hillock a mile or so from the Aberdeenshire coastline and Rosehearty village. It was built by a local estate owner in around 1800 and he clearly had plenty of cash to splash: considering that the purpose of a doocot is to house pigeons (for harvesting their eggs and meat), the building looks much too grand. Constructed in mock-Gothic style, it's a worthwhile stop if you're passing through this neglected northern part of the county.

[Mounthooly Doocot]

Name: Mounthooly Doocot ☆☆☆
Location: Minor road just off B9031 a mile south of Rosehearty, G.R.: NJ 925659 / huddling lofts mandates
Open: Always (exterior only)
Cost: Free

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