Terrace gardens, Castle Ashby Park, Castle Ashby - South Northamptonshire

Terraced gardens, 1864, to north and east of Castle Ashby House. Designed by WB Thomas with decorated Blashfield terracotta balustrading and other features. Balustrade in very poor state and has largely been dismantled or lost. Large sections of replacement with Jesmonite artificial replica. End bastion section and fountains still intact. Condition survey and structural investigation being undertaken to inform management actions.

Terrace gardens, Castle Ashby Park, Castle Ashby - South Northamptonshire
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Site Details

    Designated Site Name:
    TERRACE GARDENS
    Heritage Category:
    Listed Building grade II*
    List Entry Number:
    1189676
    Local Planning Authority:
    South Northamptonshire
    Site Type:
    Gardens parks and urban spaces > Garden building

Location

    Building Name:
    Terrace gardens
    Locality:
    Castle Ashby Park
    County:
    Northamptonshire
    District / Borough:
    South Northamptonshire
    Parish:
    Castle Ashby
    Parliamentary Constituency:
    South Northamptonshire
    Region:
    Midlands

Assessment Information

    Assessment Type:
    Building or structure
    Condition:
    Very bad
    Occupancy / Use:
    Not applicable
    Priority:
    A - Immediate risk of further rapid deterioration or loss of fabric; no solution agreed
    Previous Priority:
    A
    Ownership:
    Private
    Designation:
    Listed Building grade II*, RPG grade I, part in CA