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Gates, Gatepiers and Balustrading to Forecourt of Castle Ashby, Castle Ashby

Description: Gates, Gatepiers and Balustrading to Forecourt of Castle Ashby

Grade: II
Date Listed: 6 September 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 235418

OS Grid Reference: SP8622359135
OS Grid Coordinates: 486223, 259135
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2237, -0.7391

Location: Castle Ashby, Northamptonshire NN7 1LJ

Locality: Castle Ashby
Local Authority: South Northamptonshire District Council
County: Northamptonshire
Country: England
Postcode: NN7 1LJ

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Listing Text

13/18 Gates, gatepiers and
balustrading to forecourt of
Castle Ashby


Gates, gatepiers and balustrading. Dated 1865 to designs by Sir Matthew Digby
Wyatt for 3rd Marquis of Northampton. Limestone, terracotta and wrought-iron.
Lavish gates and gatepiers either end of low retaining wall of forecourt.
Gatepiers are of terracotta in early Renaissance style topped by cherubs holding
cartouches of arms with marquis coronet above. Flanked by lower pedestrian
gates. Ornamental wrought-iron gates and scrolled railings either side. Low
stone parapet wall has terracotta coping and urns to piers.

Listing NGR: SP8622359135

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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