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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1188422
English Heritage Legacy ID: 289322
Location: Reigate and Banstead, Surrey, RH1
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
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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