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Canons Ashby House, Garden Walls Running from North West Corner of House to Green Court Gates

A Grade II Listed Building in Canons Ashby, Northamptonshire

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Latitude: 52.1514 / 52°9'5"N

Longitude: -1.158 / 1°9'28"W

OS Eastings: 457706

OS Northings: 250681

OS Grid: SP577506

Mapcode National: GBR 8TF.21L

Mapcode Global: VHCVY.W652

Entry Name: Canons Ashby House, Garden Walls Running from North West Corner of House to Green Court Gates

Listing Date: 18 January 1968

Last Amended: 24 February 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1075305

English Heritage Legacy ID: 360522

Location: Canons Ashby, Daventry, Northamptonshire, NN11

County: Northamptonshire

District: Daventry

Civil Parish: Canons Ashby

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

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Listing Text

19/32 Canons Ashby House, garden
18/01/68 walls running from NW corner
of house to Green Court gates
(Formerly listed as Walls to
court and garden and gatepiers
at Canons Ashby)
Garden wall and piers. Early C18. Coursed squared ironstone, ironstone ashlar,
some limestone dressings. High stone wall running alongside road to Preston
Capes and forming the N boundary to Green Court. Stone coped, with consoles
where wall meets the NW angle of Canons Ashby House and at the other end of the
Green Court where it turns to meet pier at this corner of Court. Pier has
moulded plinth and cornice, plain sides and obelisk supported by 4 stone
scrolls. To the park a low stone coped wall with timber posts at intervals with
pierced finials supporting 2 wrought iron rails. Stone coping and scroll feet of
obelisk largely renewed c.1981. Part of an important set of walls,gates and
piers enclosing the early C18 formal gardens of Canons Ashby House (g.v.).
(Canons Ashby gardens and park are included in the HBMC Register of Gardens at
Grade II*).

Listing NGR: SP5770650681

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

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