CANONS ASHBY HOUSE, GARDEN WALLS RUNNING FROM NORTH WEST CORNER OF HOUSE TO GREEN COURT GATES

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1075305

Date first listed: 18-Jan-1968

Date of most recent amendment: 24-Feb-1987

Statutory Address: CANONS ASHBY HOUSE, GARDEN WALLS RUNNING FROM NORTH WEST CORNER OF HOUSE TO GREEN COURT GATES

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: CANONS ASHBY HOUSE, GARDEN WALLS RUNNING FROM NORTH WEST CORNER OF HOUSE TO GREEN COURT GATES

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

County: Northamptonshire

District: Daventry (District Authority)

Parish: Canons Ashby

National Grid Reference: SP 57706 50681

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

CANONS ASHBY SP5750 19/32 Canons Ashby House, garden 18/01/68 walls running from NW corner of house to Green Court gates (Formerly listed as Walls to court and garden and gatepiers at Canons Ashby) GV II Garden wall and piers. Early C18. Coursed squared ironstone, ironstone ashlar, some limestone dressings. High stone wall running alongside road to Preston Capes and forming the N boundary to Green Court. Stone coped, with consoles where wall meets the NW angle of Canons Ashby House and at the other end of the Green Court where it turns to meet pier at this corner of Court. Pier has moulded plinth and cornice, plain sides and obelisk supported by 4 stone scrolls. To the park a low stone coped wall with timber posts at intervals with pierced finials supporting 2 wrought iron rails. Stone coping and scroll feet of obelisk largely renewed c.1981. Part of an important set of walls,gates and piers enclosing the early C18 formal gardens of Canons Ashby House (g.v.). (Canons Ashby gardens and park are included in the HBMC Register of Gardens at Grade II*).

Listing NGR: SP5770650681

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 360522

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

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

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