ALTHORP, PLANTING STONE AT SP 6795 6515

Overview

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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Location

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

Details

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

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
360004
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Markham, C, Datestones in Althorp Park8
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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