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Latitude: 52.3068 / 52°18'24"N
Longitude: -1.1663 / 1°9'58"W
OS Eastings: 456936
OS Northings: 267961
OS Grid: SP569679
Mapcode National: GBR 8RG.CYD
Mapcode Global: VHCV5.Q8RX
Entry Name: The Cottage
Listing Date: 11 March 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1076472
English Heritage Legacy ID: 360927
Location: Ashby St. Ledgers, Daventry, Northamptonshire, CV23
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
ASHBY ST.LEDGERS MAIN STREET
SP56NE (South side)
5/37 The Cottage
House. 1912 by Sir Edwin Lutyens for Lord Wimborne's agent. Coursed limestone
and ironstone rubble plinth, main walls pebbledashed brick, ironstone ashlar
dressings, tile roof, brick stacks. H-plan. 2 storeys, 5 bays, with projecting
gabled outer bays on entrance and garden front. 2 storey central porch with
hipped roof. Doorway with ironstone ashlar arch with large tapered jambs and
ribbed, studded plank door. All windows are two-light wood casements with tile
hoods except for similar 4-light windows to outer bay on first floor. Garden
side has 3 French windows to centre. A stone porch said to have been designed by
Lutyens for the side of the house had been taken down for restoration at tine of
this survey. Extension projecting forward from left side of entrance front, of
same build and materials as main house. Probably former stables, now garage. One
storey; 2 bays. Has battered buttresses to wall facing entrance to house and
garage doorway. Casement windows at the rear. Interior: fireplaces with stone
and oak bolection surrounds in two ground floor rooms. Open well staircase with
floors linked by continuous newel posts and turned balusters.
(Buildings of England: Northamptonshire, p,93).
Listing NGR: SP5693667961
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