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Latitude: 51.2935 / 51°17'36"N
Longitude: 0.5104 / 0°30'37"E
OS Eastings: 575127
OS Northings: 157922
OS Grid: TQ751579
Mapcode National: GBR PQT.XHV
Mapcode Global: VHJM6.SRP8
Plus Code: 9F327GV6+95
Entry Name: Dovecote to the West of Allington Castle
Listing Date: 30 July 1951
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1086359
English Heritage Legacy ID: 173271
Location: Maidstone, Kent, ME16
Electoral Ward/Division: Allington
Traditional County: Kent
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent
(South East Side)
Dovecote to the west
of Allington Castle
TQ 75 NE 9/224 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 dovecotes in England. A circular
stone dovecote later considerably altered when converted into an oast-house.
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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