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

Location

    Building Name:
    Dovecote at Burnt House Farm
    County:
    Kent
    District / Borough:
    Canterbury
    Parish:
    Chartham
    Parliamentary Constituency:
    Canterbury
    Region:
    London and 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