Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1054740

Date first listed: 08-Nov-1984

Statutory Address: ALTHORP, PLANTING STONE AT SP 6795 6515


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Statutory Address: ALTHORP, PLANTING STONE AT SP 6795 6515

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

County: Northamptonshire

District: Daventry (District Authority)

Parish: Althorp

National Grid Reference: SP 67910 65215


ALTHORP SP66NE 7/15 Althorp, planting stone at SP 6795 6515

- II

Planting stone. c.1624. Limestone ashlar. Rectangular block with moulded head, on plinth with inscription, "This wood was planted by Sir William Spencer Knight of the Bathe in the year of our Lord 1624" has Spencer coat of arms above. Inscription on the reverse "Up and bee doing and God will prosper". Enclosed by railings with spikes. (C. Markhan, Datestones in Althorp Park, p.8).

Listing NGR: SP6791065215


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

Legacy System number: 360004

Legacy System: LBS


Books and journals
Markham, C, Datestones in Althorp Park8
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 30 Northamptonshire,

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