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Althorp, Gardeners House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Althorp, Northamptonshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.2745 / 52°16'28"N

Longitude: -1.0018 / 1°0'6"W

OS Eastings: 468205

OS Northings: 264502

OS Grid: SP682645

Mapcode National: GBR 9TD.CKH

Mapcode Global: VHDRX.L387

Entry Name: Althorp, Gardeners House

Listing Date: 2 November 1954

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1356630

English Heritage Legacy ID: 359999

Location: Althorp, Daventry, Northamptonshire, NN7

County: Northamptonshire

District: Daventry

Civil Parish: Althorp

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

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Listing Text

ALTHORP
SP66SE
11/10 Althorp, Gardeners House
02/11/54
GV II*

House. Mid C18, by Roger Morris. Lias ashlar with slate roof. 2-unit plan.
Single storey with attic. North elevation of 3 bays with open central
venetian arcade with moulded keystone flanked by single arcades, breaking
forward with open arcade on return wall. Cornice with parapet above, centre
portion with open balustrade flanked by blind occulus. Pyramid roof with
central and lateral ashlar stacks. Dormer with pediment and Diocletian
casements. Beneath arcade, cental alcove with marble reclining figure flanked
sashes with glazing bars under flat arches. Vaulted ceiling beneath arcade.
Rear: plain symmetrical with central 6-panelled door and pediment above flanked
by casements with leaded lights. Similar dormer on all sides of roof pyramid.
Lean-to extensions probably C20, to left and right.
(Buildings of England : Northamptonshire, p.82).


Listing NGR: SP6820564502

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