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Gates, Gatepiers and Balustrading to Forecourt of Castle Ashby

A Grade II Listed Building in Castle Ashby, West Northamptonshire

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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

Plus Code: 9C4X67F6+F8

Entry Name: Gates, Gatepiers and Balustrading to Forecourt of Castle Ashby

Listing Date: 6 September 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1041600

English Heritage Legacy ID: 235418

Location: Castle Ashby, West Northamptonshire, Northamptonshire, NN7

County: West Northamptonshire

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

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13/18 Gates, gatepiers and
balustrading to forecourt of
Castle Ashby


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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