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The Dairy

A Grade II Listed Building in Castle Ashby, Northamptonshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.2252 / 52°13'30"N

Longitude: -0.7395 / 0°44'22"W

OS Eastings: 486198

OS Northings: 259308

OS Grid: SP861593

Mapcode National: GBR CXZ.KVR

Mapcode Global: VHDS8.4BFG

Plus Code: 9C4X67G6+36

Entry Name: The Dairy

Listing Date: 3 May 1968

Last Amended: 6 September 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1294153

English Heritage Legacy ID: 235419

Location: Castle Ashby, South Northamptonshire, Northamptonshire, NN7

County: 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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Description

CASTLE ASHBY CASTLE ASHBY PARK
SP8659
13/19 The Dairy
03/05/18 (Formerly listed as The Dairy
House)

GV II

Dairy, now offices. Built c.1765. Limestone ashlar and coursed limestone rubble,
slate roofs, stone ridge stack. 3-unit plan. 1 storey; 3 bays. Tripartite
composition with tall central pedimented archway flanked by lower wings of 1 bay
with lean-to roofs and half-pediments to front. Wings have 18-pane sashes with
stone lintels. Centre projects slightly and is preceded by 2 stone steps.
Elliptical-arched opening with screen of two Roman Doric columns and pilasters
either end. Order has high bases, strong entasis and full entablature with
triglyph frieze, and reaches to springing of arch. Central doorway to dairy
within recess with panelled part-glazed door with stone lintel flanked by narrow
1-light windows with similar lintels. Horizontal oval window above door. Moulded
impost band carried across wings to define base of half-pediments. Rear
elevation of rubble stone. Wings project on this side and frame timber
trellis-work verandah. Central door to dairy; horizontal oval window above.
Interior has central room with high plaster groin-vaulted ceiiing.
(Buildings of England: Northamptonshire: 1973, p144)


Listing NGR: SP8619859308

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