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Latitude: 52.2237 / 52°13'25"N
Longitude: -0.7391 / 0°44'20"W
OS Eastings: 486223
OS Northings: 259135
OS Grid: SP862591
Mapcode National: GBR CXZ.KYH
Mapcode Global: VHDS8.4CLN
Entry Name: Gates, Gatepiers and Balustrading to Forecourt of Castle Ashby
Listing Date: 6 September 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1041600
English Heritage Legacy ID: 235418
Location: Castle Ashby, South Northamptonshire, Northamptonshire, NN7
Civil Parish: Castle Ashby
Traditional County: Northamptonshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire
Church of England Parish: Castle Ashby St Mary Magdalene
Church of England Diocese: Peterborough
CASTLE ASHBY CASTLE ASHBY PARK
13/18 Gates, gatepiers and
balustrading to forecourt of
Gates, gatepiers and balustrading. Dated 1865 to designs by Sir Matthew Digby
Wyatt for 3rd Marquis of Northampton. Limestone, terracotta and wrought-iron.
Lavish gates and gatepiers either end of low retaining wall of forecourt.
Gatepiers are of terracotta in early Renaissance style topped by cherubs holding
cartouches of arms with marquis coronet above. Flanked by lower pedestrian
gates. Ornamental wrought-iron gates and scrolled railings either side. Low
stone parapet wall has terracotta coping and urns to piers.
Listing NGR: SP8622359135
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