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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
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
Tagged with: Architectural structure
7/17 Althorp, planting stone at
SP 6740 6551
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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