CANAL GARDEN APPROXIMATELY 50 METRES EAST OF MANOR HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1076469

Date first listed: 11-Mar-1987

Statutory Address: CANAL GARDEN APPROXIMATELY 50 METRES EAST OF MANOR HOUSE, MAIN STREET

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: CANAL GARDEN APPROXIMATELY 50 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 57439 68311

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) 17/24 Canal garden approx. 50m. E of Manor House

GV II

Canal garden. c.1909-12 by Sir Edwin Lutyens. Canal set in a paved sunken garden with herbaceous borders. Retaining walls of coursed limestone and ironstone rubble, with short flights of steps descending to the canal. The canal has an apsidal end with a cross arm. Links with a parterre, also designed by Lutyens, east of the Manor House (q.v.). (C. Hussey: Ashby St. Ledgers; Country Life, 1951, p.497 (illustrated).

Listing NGR: SP5743968311

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 360918

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
'Country Life' in Country Life, (1951), 497
Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 30 Northamptonshire,

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