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Dovecot in Grounds to North of Wellhead

A Grade II Listed Building in Merstham, Surrey

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Latitude: 51.2696 / 51°16'10"N

Longitude: -0.153 / 0°9'10"W

OS Eastings: 528943

OS Northings: 153889

OS Grid: TQ289538

Mapcode National: GBR JHP.B43

Mapcode Global: VHGS4.9CG2

Entry Name: Dovecot in Grounds to North of Wellhead

Listing Date: 31 March 1977

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1188422

English Heritage Legacy ID: 289322

Location: Reigate and Banstead, Surrey, RH1

County: Surrey

District: Reigate and Banstead

Town: Reigate and Banstead

Electoral Ward/Division: Merstham

Built-Up Area: Redhill

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Surrey

Church of England Parish: Merstham

Church of England Diocese: Southwark

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Listing Text

Dovecot in grounds
to north of Wellhead
TQ 2853 NE 2/160


C14 dovecote which stood originally on the land now occupied by Merstham Station.
When the railway was built it was removed to the present site and re-erected on
a C19 foundation of red brick with blue headers. Tall round building of coursed
freestone with ogee headed openings. Interior is lined with stone shelves at
intervals of about 18 ins, integral with wall construction; and on each shelf
at intervals of about 2 ft 6 ins are nesting holes. A short top stage, of knapped
flint with red brick dressings and corbels supporting an octagonal slated roof,
was also added in C19.

Listing NGR: TQ2891853861

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

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