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Dovecote to the West of Allington Castle

A Grade II Listed Building in Maidstone, Kent

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Latitude: 51.2935 / 51°17'36"N

Longitude: 0.5104 / 0°30'37"E

OS Eastings: 575127

OS Northings: 157922

OS Grid: TQ751579

Mapcode National: GBR PQT.XHV

Mapcode Global: VHJM6.SRP8

Entry Name: Dovecote to the West of Allington Castle

Listing Date: 30 July 1951

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1086359

English Heritage Legacy ID: 173271

Location: Maidstone, Kent, ME16

County: Kent

District: Maidstone

Town: Maidstone

Electoral Ward/Division: Allington

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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

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