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DOVECOTE APPROXIMATELY 20 METRES WEST OF WEST FRONT OF CASTLE ASHBY

List Entry Summary

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

Name: DOVECOTE APPROXIMATELY 20 METRES WEST OF WEST FRONT OF CASTLE ASHBY

List entry Number: 1041601

Location

DOVECOTE APPROXIMATELY 20 METRES WEST OF WEST FRONT OF CASTLE ASHBY, CASTLE ASHBY PARK

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

County: Northamptonshire

District: South Northamptonshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Castle Ashby

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 06-Sep-1988

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 235422

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List entry Description

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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

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: SP 86223 59249

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