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

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

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
235422
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

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

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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