Dovecotes at Leeds Priory, Lower Street, Leeds - Maidstone

Mid C16, overgrown and roofless dovecotes from a post-Dissolution mansion. The building is at risk from serious structural decay and extensive damaging vegetation growth. Possible proposal for enabling development.

Dovecotes at Leeds Priory, Lower Street, Leeds - Maidstone
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Site Details

    Designated Site Name:
    Leeds Priory: Augustinian Priory of St Mary and St Nicholas with associated dovecotes and slype, and the site of the 18th century Meredith mansion
    Heritage Category:
    Scheduled Monument
    List Entry Number:
    1011027
    Local Planning Authority:
    Maidstone
    Site Type:
    Religious ritual and funerary > Religious house

Location

    Building Name:
    Dovecotes at Leeds Priory
    Street Name:
    Lower Street
    County:
    Kent
    District / Borough:
    Maidstone
    Parish:
    Leeds
    Parliamentary Constituency:
    Faversham and Mid Kent
    Region:
    London and South East

Assessment Information

    Assessment Type:
    Building or structure
    Condition:
    Very bad
    Occupancy / Use:
    Vacant/not in use
    Priority:
    C - Slow decay; no solution agreed
    Previous Priority:
    C
    Ownership:
    Charity (heritage)
    Designation:
    Scheduled Monument and Listed Buildings - 4 grade II, 4 LBs
    List Entry Number(s):
    1011027 and 1185691; 1086132; 1344275; 1336305