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The Laundry Building, Castle Ashby

Description: The Laundry Building

Grade: II
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

Location: Castle Ashby, Northamptonshire NN7 1LF

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

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Listing Text

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

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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