Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1076472

Date first listed: 11-Mar-1987



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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 56936 67961


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ASHBY ST.LEDGERS MAIN STREET SP56NE (South side) 5/37 The Cottage

- II

House. 1912 by Sir Edwin Lutyens for Lord Wimborne's agent. Coursed limestone and ironstone rubble plinth, main walls pebbledashed brick, ironstone ashlar dressings, tile roof, brick stacks. H-plan. 2 storeys, 5 bays, with projecting gabled outer bays on entrance and garden front. 2 storey central porch with hipped roof. Doorway with ironstone ashlar arch with large tapered jambs and ribbed, studded plank door. All windows are two-light wood casements with tile hoods except for similar 4-light windows to outer bay on first floor. Garden side has 3 French windows to centre. A stone porch said to have been designed by Lutyens for the side of the house had been taken down for restoration at tine of this survey. Extension projecting forward from left side of entrance front, of same build and materials as main house. Probably former stables, now garage. One storey; 2 bays. Has battered buttresses to wall facing entrance to house and garage doorway. Casement windows at the rear. Interior: fireplaces with stone and oak bolection surrounds in two ground floor rooms. Open well staircase with floors linked by continuous newel posts and turned balusters. (Buildings of England: Northamptonshire, p,93).

Listing NGR: SP5693667961


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Legacy System number: 360927

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Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Cherry, B, The Buildings of England: Northamptonshire, (1973), 93
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 30 Northamptonshire,

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