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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
Entry Name: Dovecote Approximately 20 Metres West of West Front of Castle Ashby
Listing Date: 6 September 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1041601
English Heritage Legacy ID: 235422
Location: Castle Ashby, South Northamptonshire, Northamptonshire, NN7
District: South 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
CASTLE ASHBY CASTLE ASHBY PARK
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
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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