This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.
Street View is the best available vantage point looking, if possible, towards the location of the building. In some locations, Street View may not give a view of the actual building, or may not be available at all. Where it is not available, the satellite view is shown instead.
Latitude: 52.3098 / 52°18'35"N
Longitude: -1.1598 / 1°9'35"W
OS Eastings: 457380
OS Northings: 268302
OS Grid: SP573683
Mapcode National: GBR 8RH.1MK
Mapcode Global: VHCV5.V67L
Entry Name: Parterre, Retaining Wall and Steps Approximately 30 Metres East of Manor House
Listing Date: 11 March 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1054094
English Heritage Legacy ID: 360917
Location: Ashby St. Ledgers, Daventry, Northamptonshire, CV23
Civil Parish: Ashby St Ledgers
Traditional County: Northamptonshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire
Church of England Parish: Ashby St Ledgers The BVM and St Leodegarius
Church of England Diocese: Peterborough
ASHBY ST.LEDGERS MAIN STREET
SP5768 (East side)
17/23 Parterre, retaining wall and
steps approx. 30m. E of Manor
Parterre. c.1909-12 by Sir Edwin Lutyens. Retaining walls uncoursed limestone
and ironstone rubble with ironstone coping. Steps, paving and balustrade,
limestone ashlar. Wall with balustrade and flight of semi-circular steps at each
end descending from the lawn east of the Manor House to a paved parterre, with
flower beds set in geometrical patterns. Similar steps at north and south
approaches to the parterre. At the head of a sunken canal garden also designed
by Lutyens (q.v.).
(C. Hussey: Ashby St. Ledgers; Country Life, p.498 (illustrated).
Listing NGR: SP5738068302
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
Source links go to a search for the specified title at Amazon. Availability of the title is dependent on current publication status. You may also want to check AbeBooks, particularly for older titles.
Other nearby listed buildings