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Description: Beehouse in Kitchen Garden to South West of Main Entrance
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
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CASTLE ASHBY CASTLE ASHBY PARK
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
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Source: English Heritage
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