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Althorp, Planting Stone at SP 6740 6551

A Grade II Listed Building in Althorp, West Northamptonshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.2839 / 52°17'2"N

Longitude: -1.0132 / 1°0'47"W

OS Eastings: 467412

OS Northings: 265542

OS Grid: SP674655

Mapcode National: GBR 9T6.W2N

Mapcode Global: VHDRQ.DV6J

Plus Code: 9C4W7XMP+HP

Entry Name: Althorp, Planting Stone at SP 6740 6551

Listing Date: 8 November 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1367121

English Heritage Legacy ID: 360006

Location: Althorp, West Northamptonshire, Northamptonshire, NN7

County: West Northamptonshire

Civil Parish: Althorp

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

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Description


ALTHORP
SP66NE
7/17 Althorp, planting stone at
SP 6740 6551

- II

Planting stone. Early C17. Limestone ashlar. Rectangular block on plinth
with inscription, "This wood was planted by Sir John Spencer Knight father of
Robert Lord Spencer in the year of our Lord 1589" has Spencer coat of arms
above. Enclosed by railings with spikes. Errected after 1603 when title of
Baron was conferred.
(C. Markham, Datestones in Althorp Park, p.5).


Listing NGR: SP6741265541

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