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Dovecote to the West of Allington Castle, Maidstone

Description: Dovecote to the West of Allington Castle

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 July 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 173271

OS Grid Reference: TQ7512757922
OS Grid Coordinates: 575127, 157922
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2935, 0.5104

Location: Maidstone, Kent ME16 0LX

Locality: Maidstone
Local Authority: Maidstone Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: ME16 0LX

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Listing Text

(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 a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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