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CANAL GARDEN APPROXIMATELY 50 METRES EAST OF MANOR HOUSE

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: CANAL GARDEN APPROXIMATELY 50 METRES EAST OF MANOR HOUSE

List entry Number: 1076469

Location

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

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

County: Northamptonshire

District: Daventry

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Ashby St. Ledgers

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 11-Mar-1987

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 360918

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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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

Selected 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,

National Grid Reference: SP 57439 68311

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