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.

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


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

Contact Details

Dale Dishon 01536 422735

Next steps

Read more about this historic site on the National Heritage List for England