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Dovecote to the East of Allington Castle

A Grade II Listed Building in Allington, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.2937 / 51°17'37"N

Longitude: 0.512 / 0°30'43"E

OS Eastings: 575238

OS Northings: 157952

OS Grid: TQ752579

Mapcode National: GBR PQT.XYZ

Mapcode Global: VHJM6.TRJ3

Entry Name: Dovecote to the East of Allington Castle

Listing Date: 30 July 1951

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1086358

English Heritage Legacy ID: 173270

Location: Maidstone, Kent, ME16

County: Kent

District: Maidstone

Town: Maidstone

Electoral Ward/Division: Allington

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

CASTLE ROAD
1.
5278
ALLINGTON
(South East Side)
Dovecote to the east
of Allington Castle
TQ 75 NE 9/223 30.7.5l.
II GV

2.
One of a pair built in the C12 as part of the Castle which was destroyed in
1174. Said by Lord Conway to be the earliest dovecote in England. A circular
stone dovecote without a roof but retaining the pigeon holes.

All the listed buildings at Allington Castle form a group.


Listing NGR: TQ7522157907

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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