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Description: Estate Office Including 10 Castle Ashby
Date Listed: 6 September 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 235423
OS Grid Reference: SP8619859256
OS Grid Coordinates: 486198, 259256
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2248, -0.7395
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CASTLE ASHBY CASTLE ASHBY PARK
13/23 Estate Office, including 10
Coach-house, now estate office, garages and dwellings. Late C17/early C18
altered C20. Rectangular 2-storey, 7-bay range. Coursed limestone rubble with
limestone dressings, pantile roof, stone end and internal stacks. On side facing
west range of Castle Ashby (q.v.) plain ashlar pilasters define bays. C20 garage
doors to centre and bay left of right end bay. Stone cross windows to other bays
with moulded stone surrounds. 4 gabled roof dormers and stone-coped gables with
kneelers. Irregular rear elevation with central panelled door with overlight in
moulded stone surround flanked by wood mullion and transom windows with wood
lintels. Other later doors to far left and to right of centre with wood lintels
and right with flat-arched head. Central doors to gable ends and single-storey
link to left of probably C19 date joining building to stable block (q.v.). The
building appears on an estate map of 1760 when it was detached and formed part
of a formal composition with Stable block which then extended in U-plan round
the building, since partly demolished.
(Castle Ashby archives)
Listing NGR: SP8619859256
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Source: English Heritage
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