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Dovecote Approximately 20 Metres West of West Front of Castle Ashby

A Grade II Listed Building in Castle Ashby, West Northamptonshire

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Latitude: 52.2247 / 52°13'28"N

Longitude: -0.7391 / 0°44'20"W

OS Eastings: 486223

OS Northings: 259249

OS Grid: SP862592

Mapcode National: GBR CXZ.KY3

Mapcode Global: VHDS8.4BMW

Plus Code: 9C4X67F6+V9

Entry Name: Dovecote Approximately 20 Metres West of West Front of Castle Ashby

Listing Date: 6 September 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1041601

English Heritage Legacy ID: 235422

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

Tagged with: Dovecote

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13/22 Dovecote approx. 20m W of west
front of Castle Ashby


Dovecote. c.1800, restored C20. Timber. Square cote with pyramidal ridged timber
roof on square Doric pillar. 3 tiers of roostings with cusped arched head to
central openings others round-headed. Perches below roostings on brackets.
Overhanging bracketed eaves. Another wider perch below capital of supporting
post on curved brackets. A dovecote has stood in the same position to centre of
court by west front of Castle Ashby (q.v.) since at least C17. The present
structure is shown in a drawing by George Clarke of Scaldwell of c.1820.

Listing NGR: SP8622359249

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