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Latitude: 52.3098 / 52°18'35"N
Longitude: -1.1598 / 1°9'35"W
OS Eastings: 457380
OS Northings: 268302
OS Grid: SP573683
Mapcode National: GBR 8RH.1MK
Mapcode Global: VHCV5.V67L
Plus Code: 9C4W8R5R+W3
Entry Name: Parterre, Retaining Wall and Steps Approximately 30 Metres East of Manor House
Listing Date: 11 March 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1054094
English Heritage Legacy ID: 360917
Location: Ashby St. Ledgers, Daventry, Northamptonshire, CV23
Civil Parish: Ashby St Ledgers
Traditional County: Northamptonshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire
Church of England Parish: Ashby St Ledgers The BVM and St Leodegarius
Church of England Diocese: Peterborough
ASHBY ST.LEDGERS MAIN STREET
SP5768 (East side)
17/23 Parterre, retaining wall and
steps approx. 30m. E of Manor
Parterre. c.1909-12 by Sir Edwin Lutyens. Retaining walls uncoursed limestone
and ironstone rubble with ironstone coping. Steps, paving and balustrade,
limestone ashlar. Wall with balustrade and flight of semi-circular steps at each
end descending from the lawn east of the Manor House to a paved parterre, with
flower beds set in geometrical patterns. Similar steps at north and south
approaches to the parterre. At the head of a sunken canal garden also designed
by Lutyens (q.v.).
(C. Hussey: Ashby St. Ledgers; Country Life, p.498 (illustrated).
Listing NGR: SP5738068302
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