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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.


List entry Number: 1356630



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

County: Northamptonshire

District: Daventry

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Althorp

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 02-Nov-1954

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 359999

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ALTHORP SP66SE 11/10 Althorp, Gardeners House 02/11/54 GV II*

House. Mid C18, by Roger Morris. Lias ashlar with slate roof. 2-unit plan. Single storey with attic. North elevation of 3 bays with open central venetian arcade with moulded keystone flanked by single arcades, breaking forward with open arcade on return wall. Cornice with parapet above, centre portion with open balustrade flanked by blind occulus. Pyramid roof with central and lateral ashlar stacks. Dormer with pediment and Diocletian casements. Beneath arcade, cental alcove with marble reclining figure flanked sashes with glazing bars under flat arches. Vaulted ceiling beneath arcade. Rear: plain symmetrical with central 6-panelled door and pediment above flanked by casements with leaded lights. Similar dormer on all sides of roof pyramid. Lean-to extensions probably C20, to left and right. (Buildings of England : Northamptonshire, p.82).

Listing NGR: SP6820564502

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Northamptonshire, (1961), 82
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 30 Northamptonshire,

National Grid Reference: SP 68205 64502


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