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Latitude: 51.4263 / 51°25'34"N
Longitude: 0.2265 / 0°13'35"E
OS Eastings: 554886
OS Northings: 172048
OS Grid: TQ548720
Mapcode National: GBR VJ.V1Y
Mapcode Global: VHHP0.WD2Z
Plus Code: 9F32C6GG+GH
Entry Name: Columbarium at Hawley Manor Dovecote to South West of Hawley Manor
Listing Date: 1 August 1952
Last Amended: 17 March 1982
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1085812
English Heritage Legacy ID: 172709
Location: Sutton-at-Hone and Hawley, Dartford, Kent, DA1
Civil Parish: Sutton-at-Hone and Hawley
Traditional County: Kent
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent
Church of England Parish: Sutton At Hone St John the Baptist
Church of England Diocese: Rochester
Tagged with: Dovecote
5274 SUTTON-AT-HONE HAWLEY ROAD
Dovecot to south-west of
(formerly listed as
TQ 57 SW 3/75 1.8.52 Columbarium at Hawley Manor)
Dated 1556 on north-west gable but probably C17. The date does not appear on
a photograph of 1890. Large red brick square pigeon house laid in English Bond.
Pyramidal old tiled roof with curved gable to 3 faces. This is surmounted by
an elaborate glazed louvre with ogee-shaped tiled canopy having pendants which
were renewed in 1922. Moulded wooden eaves cornice. The interior contains
549 nesting boxes and 2 wooden beams with pegs used to gain access to the holes and
a smaller ladder to gain access inside the roof. This is a fine example of a
brick dovecot. (See article in Archaeologia Cantinna 1974). A.M.
Listing NGR: TQ5477872229
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