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Kitchen Garden

A Grade II Listed Building in Castle Ashby, West Northamptonshire

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Latitude: 52.2208 / 52°13'14"N

Longitude: -0.7367 / 0°44'12"W

OS Eastings: 486396

OS Northings: 258818

OS Grid: SP863588

Mapcode National: GBR CY0.LLF

Mapcode Global: VHDS8.5FWW

Plus Code: 9C4X67C7+88

Entry Name: Kitchen Garden

Listing Date: 6 September 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1189830

English Heritage Legacy ID: 235434

Location: Castle Ashby, West Northamptonshire, Northamptonshire, NN7

County: West Northamptonshire

Civil Parish: Castle Ashby

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: Castle Ashby St Mary Magdalene

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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Kitchen garden. 1868. By E.W. Godwin. Coursed squared limestone. Large
rectangular enclosure with apse and apsidal-ended arm on principal axis. In
Italian medieval style. Garden lies on principal formal axis of Italian Garden
with fine low wrought-iron gates at entrance from Italian Garden flanked by tall
buttressed gatepiers topped by seated griffins holding shields with Compton
arms. Apse on far side of garden closes formal vista, and is raised above ground
level and was formerly laid out for herbs. Enclosure walls have tiled coping.
(Castle Ashby Park and Gardens are included in HBMC Register of parks and
gardens for Northamptonshire at Grade I; Buildings of England: Northamptonshire:
1973, p145; Castle Ashby archives)

Listing NGR: SP8639658818

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