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Parterre, Retaining Wall and Steps Approximately 30 Metres East of Manor House

A Grade II Listed Building in Ashby St Ledgers, Northamptonshire

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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

Entry Name: Parterre, Retaining Wall and Steps Approximately 30 Metres East of Manor House

Listing Date: 11 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1054094

English Heritage Legacy ID: 360917

Location: Ashby St. Ledgers, Daventry, Northamptonshire, CV23

County: Northamptonshire

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

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Listing Text

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

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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