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Latitude: 52.3087 / 52°18'31"N
Longitude: -1.1606 / 1°9'38"W
OS Eastings: 457325
OS Northings: 268178
OS Grid: SP573681
Mapcode National: GBR 8RH.7D8
Mapcode Global: VHCV5.T7SG
Entry Name: Steps and Walls Approximately 15 Metres South of Church of St Leodegarius
Listing Date: 11 March 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1076501
English Heritage Legacy ID: 360900
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
SP5768 (East side)
17/6 Steps and walls approx. 15m. S
of Church of St. Leodegarius
Steps and retaining walls. 1939, by Sir Edwin Lutyens as part of an unexecuted
scheme for a cloister. Steps are flanked by piers, ironstone ashlar with
limestone coping. Flight of 4 steps within a platform and second flight of 6
steps. Flanking walls, coursed ironstone rubble with ironstone coping. Designs
for the cloister show arcades of Tuscan columns with a pitched tile roof raised
on a retaining wall to frame approach from Wimbourne altar tomb (q.v.) and cross
(g.v.) to south porch of Church.
(C. Hussey: Ashby St. Ledgers; Country Life, p.499).
Listing NGR: SP5732568178
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