DOVECOTE APPROXIMATELY 20 METRES WEST OF WEST FRONT OF CASTLE ASHBY

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1041601

Date first listed: 06-Sep-1988

Statutory Address: DOVECOTE APPROXIMATELY 20 METRES WEST OF WEST FRONT OF CASTLE ASHBY, CASTLE ASHBY PARK

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Location

Statutory Address: DOVECOTE APPROXIMATELY 20 METRES WEST OF WEST FRONT OF CASTLE ASHBY, CASTLE ASHBY PARK

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Northamptonshire

District: South Northamptonshire (District Authority)

Parish: Castle Ashby

National Grid Reference: SP 86223 59249

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

CASTLE ASHBY CASTLE ASHBY PARK SP8659 13/22 Dovecote approx. 20m W of west front of Castle Ashby

GV II

Dovecote. c.1800, restored C20. Timber. Square cote with pyramidal ridged timber roof on square Doric pillar. 3 tiers of roostings with cusped arched head to central openings others round-headed. Perches below roostings on brackets. Overhanging bracketed eaves. Another wider perch below capital of supporting post on curved brackets. A dovecote has stood in the same position to centre of court by west front of Castle Ashby (q.v.) since at least C17. The present structure is shown in a drawing by George Clarke of Scaldwell of c.1820.

Listing NGR: SP8622359249

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 235422

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 30 Northamptonshire,

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