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Gardener's Cottage at Apethorpe Palace

A Grade II Listed Building in Apethorpe, Northamptonshire

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Latitude: 52.5453 / 52°32'43"N

Longitude: -0.4935 / 0°29'36"W

OS Eastings: 502257

OS Northings: 295229

OS Grid: TL022952

Mapcode National: GBR FX3.G16

Mapcode Global: VHFN9.D9G3

Entry Name: Gardener's Cottage at Apethorpe Palace

Listing Date: 25 January 2001

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1271464

English Heritage Legacy ID: 487537

Location: Apethorpe, East Northamptonshire, Northamptonshire, PE8

County: Northamptonshire

District: East Northamptonshire

Civil Parish: Apethorpe

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: Apethorpe St Leonard

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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Listing Text

This list entry was subject to a minor amendment on 03/02/2015.


1745/18/10006 Gardener's Cottage at Apethorpe Palace


Cottage. c.1905. By Sir Reginald Blomfield for Lord Brassey. MATERIALS. Coursed Edith Weston stone with stone dressings and Collyweston slate roof with coped gables and finials and moulded stone stacks. Vernacular Revival style with stone mullioned windows (mostly with lead casements) and hoodmoulds. PLAN. Single depth 4-unit plan with staircase to centre left. Single storey and attic. 2-storey porch facing with basket-arched entrance leading to porch with settle either side and part-glazed door. 2 2-light windows to sides of porch. 3-light window over. Rest of front of cottage has 3-light window to left and 2 2-light windows to right. A 5-light window on each floor on both gable ends. 3- and 4-light wood casements to rear under wood lintels with a twin-gabled dormer and a single-storey wing. INTERIOR. Stick baluster staircase. 2-panel doors. Cast-iron fireplaces in bedrooms.
This Gardener's Cottage forms a significant group with the Walled Gardens (qv), and the other items surrounding the house at Apethorpe.
The gardens at Apethorpe are included in the English Heritage Register of Parks and Gardens at Grade II.

Listing NGR: TL0225795229

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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