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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1086358
English Heritage Legacy ID: 173270
Location: Maidstone, Kent, ME16
Electoral Ward/Division: Allington
Traditional County: Kent
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent
(South East Side)
Dovecote to the east
of Allington Castle
TQ 75 NE 9/223 30.7.5l.
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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