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Althorp, Planting Stone at Sp 6795 6515

A Grade II Listed Building in Althorp, Northamptonshire

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Latitude: 52.2809 / 52°16'51"N

Longitude: -1.006 / 1°0'21"W

OS Eastings: 467910

OS Northings: 265215

OS Grid: SP679652

Mapcode National: GBR 9T6.Y7L

Mapcode Global: VHDRQ.JX1V

Entry Name: Althorp, Planting Stone at Sp 6795 6515

Listing Date: 8 November 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1054740

English Heritage Legacy ID: 360004

Location: Althorp, Daventry, Northamptonshire, NN7

County: Northamptonshire

District: Daventry

Civil Parish: Althorp

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

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Listing Text

7/15 Althorp, planting stone at
SP 6795 6515

- II

Planting stone. c.1624. Limestone ashlar. Rectangular block with moulded
head, on plinth with inscription, "This wood was planted by Sir William
Spencer Knight of the Bathe in the year of our Lord 1624" has Spencer coat of
arms above. Inscription on the reverse "Up and bee doing and God will
prosper". Enclosed by railings with spikes.
(C. Markhan, Datestones in Althorp Park, p.8).

Listing NGR: SP6791065215

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