Description: Dovecot in Grounds to North of Wellhead
Date Listed: 31 March 1977
English Heritage Building ID: 289322
OS Grid Reference: TQ2894353888
OS Grid Coordinates: 528943, 153888
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2696, -0.1530
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
Source: English Heritage
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