PARTERRE, RETAINING WALL AND STEPS APPROXIMATELY 30 METRES EAST OF MANOR HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1054094
Date first listed:
11-Mar-1987
Statutory Address:
PARTERRE, RETAINING WALL AND STEPS APPROXIMATELY 30 METRES EAST OF MANOR HOUSE, MAIN STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
PARTERRE, RETAINING WALL AND STEPS APPROXIMATELY 30 METRES EAST OF MANOR HOUSE, MAIN STREET

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

County:
Northamptonshire
District:
Daventry (District Authority)
Parish:
Ashby St. Ledgers
National Grid Reference:
SP 57380 68302

Details

ASHBY ST.LEDGERS MAIN STREET SP5768 (East side) 17/23 Parterre, retaining wall and steps approx. 30m. E of Manor House

GV II

Parterre. c.1909-12 by Sir Edwin Lutyens. Retaining walls uncoursed limestone and ironstone rubble with ironstone coping. Steps, paving and balustrade, limestone ashlar. Wall with balustrade and flight of semi-circular steps at each end descending from the lawn east of the Manor House to a paved parterre, with flower beds set in geometrical patterns. Similar steps at north and south approaches to the parterre. At the head of a sunken canal garden also designed by Lutyens (q.v.). (C. Hussey: Ashby St. Ledgers; Country Life, p.498 (illustrated).

Listing NGR: SP5738068302

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
360917
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
'Country Life' in Country Life, (1951), 498
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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Date: 31 Mar 2003
Reference: IOE01/10515/09
Rights: Copyright IoE Dr John Airlie Hunter. Source Historic England Archive
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