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

Map

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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

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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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

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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,

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