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Statue of Spring Approximately 20 Metres South West of Manor House

A Grade II Listed Building in Ashby St Ledgers, Northamptonshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.3092 / 52°18'33"N

Longitude: -1.1603 / 1°9'37"W

OS Eastings: 457343

OS Northings: 268230

OS Grid: SP573682

Mapcode National: GBR 8RH.7G9

Mapcode Global: VHCV5.T7Y3

Entry Name: Statue of Spring Approximately 20 Metres South West of Manor House

Listing Date: 11 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1076470

English Heritage Legacy ID: 360920

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

ASHBY ST.LEDGERS MAIN STREET
SP5768 (East side)
17/26 Statue of "Spring" approx.
20m. SW of Manor House

GV II

Statue. Early C18. Limestone. Female figure with a garland of flowers
representing "Spring". Moulded ironstone plinth. Badly eroded, one leg missing.
Part of a group of statues of "The Seasons" with a central figure of "Atlas"
(q.v.) noted as having belonged to a formal garden layout of c.1700 at the Manor
House (q.v.).
(C. Hussey, Ashby St. Ledgers Manor House, Country Life, Auoust 195i, p.496).


Listing NGR: SP5734368230

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