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Latitude: 51.2462 / 51°14'46"N
Longitude: 0.6096 / 0°36'34"E
OS Eastings: 582230
OS Northings: 152901
OS Grid: TQ822529
Mapcode National: GBR QSV.YRD
Mapcode Global: VHJMG.JY32
Entry Name: Smaller Dovecote at TQ 822 529 in grounds of former Leeds Priory
Listing Date: 14 December 1984
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1086132
English Heritage Legacy ID: 173833
Location: Leeds, Maidstone, Kent, ME17
Civil Parish: Leeds
Traditional County: Kent
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent
TQ 822 529
LOWER STREET (east side)
Smaller Dovecote at TQ 822 529 in grounds of former Leeds Priory
Dovecot. Mid C16. Red and vitreous brick in English bond with diaper work. Ashlared stone quoins to south-west corner. Rectangular, approximately 20' broad and 18' long externally, standing to height of approximately 10' with walls approximately 3'6" thick.
Galletted stone plinth with chamfered stone coping. Roof fallen in. Narrow door less than 5' high towards north end of east wall, architrave of ashlared ragstone with three-centred arched head, plain chamfer and broach stops. Iron hooks for door to inside of architrave, and broad oak lintel.
Interior: nesting boxes from floor to eaves except in north wall (rebuilt internally). Eleven boxes vertically, with continuous brick ledges to mouths of each row. Roughly one yard south of, and aligned with, larger dovecote. Scheduled as an Ancient Monument.
Listing NGR: TQ8220052900
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