Dovecote at Burnt House Farm, Chartham - Canterbury

Cleverly designed dovecote of three storeys built into a slope and dated to C18. Pigs kept on ground floor providing heating for poultry on middle floor and doves on third floor. In need of repair. New owner plans to undertake repairs as part of proposals for future low key use. Repairs carried out recently to the roof and doors. Further repairs required to the flooring and other features.

Dovecote at Burnt House Farm, Chartham - Canterbury
© Historic England

Site Details

  • Designated Site Name: Dovecote at Burnt House Farm
  • Heritage Category: Scheduled Monument
  • List Entry Number: 1018874
  • Local Planning Authority: Canterbury
  • Site Type: Agriculture and subsistence > Dovecote


  • Building Name: Dovecote at Burnt House Farm
  • County: Kent
  • District / Borough: Canterbury
  • Parish: Chartham
  • Parliamentary Constituency: Canterbury
  • Region: South East

Assessment Information

  • Assessment Type: Building or structure
  • Condition: Poor
  • Occupancy / Use: Vacant/not in use
  • Priority: B - Immediate risk of further rapid deterioration or loss of fabric; solution agreed but not yet implemented
  • Previous Priority: B
  • Ownership: Private
  • Designation: Scheduled Monument, LB grade II, CA