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Canal Garden Approximately 50 Metres East of Manor House

A Grade II Listed Building in Ashby St Ledgers, Northamptonshire

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Latitude: 52.3099 / 52°18'35"N

Longitude: -1.1589 / 1°9'32"W

OS Eastings: 457439

OS Northings: 268311

OS Grid: SP574683

Mapcode National: GBR 8RH.1V3

Mapcode Global: VHCV5.V6PK

Entry Name: Canal Garden Approximately 50 Metres East of Manor House

Listing Date: 11 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1076469

English Heritage Legacy ID: 360918

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

County: Northamptonshire

District: Daventry

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)
17/24 Canal garden approx. 50m. E of
Manor House


Canal garden. c.1909-12 by Sir Edwin Lutyens. Canal set in a paved sunken garden
with herbaceous borders. Retaining walls of coursed limestone and ironstone
rubble, with short flights of steps descending to the canal. The canal has an
apsidal end with a cross arm. Links with a parterre, also designed by Lutyens,
east of the Manor House (q.v.).
(C. Hussey: Ashby St. Ledgers; Country Life, 1951, p.497 (illustrated).

Listing NGR: SP5743968311

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