Tealing Dovecot and Earth House

Tealing Dovecot House


A short walk leads to the remains of an earth house, or soutterrain, of Iron Age date, a curving underground passage, now uncovered. Re-used stones with Bronze Age rock carvings can be seen in its walls. Limited parking in farmyard beside dovecot.

Historic Environment Scotland member
Accessibility additional info

Access to the earth house is through land which may be used by livestock. Please wear strong footwear.


Tealing Dovecot
Close to the village of Balgray 5 miles north of Dundee off the A90.
Grid reference – NO 412 381.