Description: The Laundry Building
Date Listed: 6 September 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 235421
OS Grid Reference: SP8620259281
OS Grid Coordinates: 486202, 259281
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2250, -0.7394
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CASTLE ASHBY CASTLE ASHBY PARK
13/21 The Laundry building
Laundry and brewhouse, now offices. Late C17/early C18 with many later
alterations. Coursed limestone rubble, pantile roof, stone end and ridge stacks.
2-storey, 6-window range. C20 door to right of centre with wood lintel, panelled
door to far right with moulded stone surround. Irregular fenestration of 2- and
3-light windows and one large 16-pane sash window to ground floor left of
centre. Signs of at least 6 blocked windows to 1st floor. Ironstone quoins to
left angle and stone-coped gables with kneelers. Signs of a blocked door to left
of centre, with a wood lintel remaining. Single-storey extension to rear. An
estate map of 1760 shows that it was formerly joined to stable block (q.v.) by
range, now demolished, running behind present Estate Office (q.v.) and part of a
formal composition facing west range of Castle Ashby (q.v.). Included for group
(Castle Ashby archives)
Listing NGR: SP8620259281
Source: English Heritage
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