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STEPS AND WALLS APPROXIMATELY 15 METRES SOUTH OF CHURCH OF ST LEODEGARIUS

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: STEPS AND WALLS APPROXIMATELY 15 METRES SOUTH OF CHURCH OF ST LEODEGARIUS

List entry Number: 1076501

Location

STEPS AND WALLS APPROXIMATELY 15 METRES SOUTH OF CHURCH OF ST LEODEGARIUS, 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: 360900

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

ASHBY ST.LEDGERS MAIN STREET SP5768 (East side) 17/6 Steps and walls approx. 15m. S of Church of St. Leodegarius

GV II

Steps and retaining walls. 1939, by Sir Edwin Lutyens as part of an unexecuted scheme for a cloister. Steps are flanked by piers, ironstone ashlar with limestone coping. Flight of 4 steps within a platform and second flight of 6 steps. Flanking walls, coursed ironstone rubble with ironstone coping. Designs for the cloister show arcades of Tuscan columns with a pitched tile roof raised on a retaining wall to frame approach from Wimbourne altar tomb (q.v.) and cross (g.v.) to south porch of Church. (C. Hussey: Ashby St. Ledgers; Country Life, p.499).

Listing NGR: SP5732568178

Selected Sources

Books and journals
'Country Life' in Country Life, (1951), 499
Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 30 Northamptonshire,

National Grid Reference: SP 57325 68178

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