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The Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Ashby St Ledgers, Northamptonshire

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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

Plus Code: 9C4W8R4M+PF

Entry Name: The Cottage

Listing Date: 11 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1076472

English Heritage Legacy ID: 360927

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

County: Northamptonshire

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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SP56NE (South side)
5/37 The Cottage

- II

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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