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Latitude: 52.3091 / 52°18'32"N
Longitude: -1.1675 / 1°10'3"W
OS Eastings: 456852
OS Northings: 268216
OS Grid: SP568682
Mapcode National: GBR 8RG.CLQ
Mapcode Global: VHCV5.Q745
Plus Code: 9C4W8R5J+MX
Entry Name: 30, 31, 32, 33, 34 and 35, Main Street
Listing Date: 18 January 1968
Last Amended: 11 March 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1342973
English Heritage Legacy ID: 360894
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
SP5668 (North side)
16/34 Nos.30,31,32,33,34 and 35
18/01/68 (Formerly listed as Nos.30 to
35 Ashley St. Ledgers (6
Row of 6 cottages. Datestone 1908/I.G. By Sir Edwin Lutyens for Ivor Guest, Lord
Wimborne. Coursed ironstone and limestone rubble plinth, upper walls brick with
pebbledash, stone buttresses, thatch roof, brick stacks. Symmetrical plan with
two wings projecting from front. Centre: two storeys and attic; 9 bays. 2 bay
wings have pyramid shaped hipped roofs descending to lintels of ground floor
windows, and massive stacks at apex. Similar low roof line to outer bays.
Central passage way with moulded stone 4-centred arch with ornamental date
plaque above. All doorways and windows have pebbledash surrounds. Doorways in
central block in third bay from left and third from right, with flat timber
hoods and ribbed plank doors. Doorways in left and right sides of flanking wings
have half-glazed doors. All windows are 2-light casements, except in outer bays,
which have canted bay windows. 4 half dormers to central block and roof dormers
to flanking wings. Attic windows to end cottages in side walls. Half-hipped
roof. Interior not inspected. Each cottage was noted by L.Weaver in 1913 as
having a kitchen, scullery, parlour and 3 bedrooms.
(L. Weaver, Houses and Gardens by E.L. Lutyens, 1913, p.162 and lbs,
illustration and plan).
Listing NGR: SP5685268216
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