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Pigeon House to North West of Beddington Place, Sutton

Description: Pigeon House to North West of Beddington Place

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 21 January 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 206705

OS Grid Reference: TQ2954165374
OS Grid Coordinates: 529541, 165374
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3727, -0.1403

Location: Church Road, Sutton, Greater London SM6 7NN

Locality: Sutton
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: SM6 7NN

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There is also a scheduled monument, Dovecote, Beddington Park, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This may be related in some way or possibly a different name for the same structure.

Listing Text

(East Side)
Pigeon House to
north-west of
Beddington Place
TQ 2965 SE 13/43 21.1.54.
Early C18. A large octagonal red brick dovecote with band half way up, modillioned
eaves cornice, old tile roof with octagonal open cupola, dome and ball finial.
Almost identical with dovecote erected at Carshalton House [see under Pound Street
Carshalton] which was demolished 1906; probably both of these were almost identical
with a dovecote previously in existence at Kensington Palace which was demolished
in C19.
Scheduled AM.

Parish Church of St Mary the Virgin, Lychgates, Churchyard Walls and wall along
Church Lane, Orangery Wall, Beddington Place, gate and screen, Pigeon House
Nos 1 to 3 (consec) Beddington Park Cottages, premises occupied by Hockey Club
and adjoining structure, East Lodge, wall south-west of Beddington Park Cottages
and garden walls to north of Orangery and Beddington Place form a group.

Listing NGR: TQ2954265373

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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