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Dovecote Approximately 20 Metres West of West Front of Castle Ashby, Castle Ashby

Description: Dovecote Approximately 20 Metres West of West Front of Castle Ashby

Grade: II
Date Listed: 6 September 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 235422

OS Grid Reference: SP8622359249
OS Grid Coordinates: 486223, 259249
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2247, -0.7391

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

13/22 Dovecote approx. 20m W of west
front of Castle Ashby


Dovecote. c.1800, restored C20. Timber. Square cote with pyramidal ridged timber
roof on square Doric pillar. 3 tiers of roostings with cusped arched head to
central openings others round-headed. Perches below roostings on brackets.
Overhanging bracketed eaves. Another wider perch below capital of supporting
post on curved brackets. A dovecote has stood in the same position to centre of
court by west front of Castle Ashby (q.v.) since at least C17. The present
structure is shown in a drawing by George Clarke of Scaldwell of c.1820.

Listing NGR: SP8622359249

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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