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Beehouse in Kitchen Garden to South West of Main Entrance, Castle Ashby

Description: Beehouse in Kitchen Garden to South West of Main Entrance

Grade: II
Date Listed: 6 September 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 235436

OS Grid Reference: SP8633358890
OS Grid Coordinates: 486333, 258890
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2215, -0.7376

Location: Castle Ashby, Northamptonshire NN7 1LQ

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

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Listing Text

6/36 Beehouse in Kitchen Garden to
SW of main entrance


Beehouse. Probably C18. Limestone ashlar. 2 tiers of 6 round-headed alcoves for
bee-skeps, with keyblocks. Plinth, pilastered corners and narrow pilaster strips
between bays, plain frieze and moulded cornice. One of a pair in entrance arm of
Kitchen Garden (q.v.). Symmetrically sited either side of path leading from main
(Castle Ashby parks and grdens are included in HBMC Register of Parks and
Gardens for Northamptonshire at Grade I)

Listing NGR: SP8633358890

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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