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Latitude: 52.2208 / 52°13'14"N
Longitude: -0.7367 / 0°44'12"W
OS Eastings: 486396
OS Northings: 258818
OS Grid: SP863588
Mapcode National: GBR CY0.LLF
Mapcode Global: VHDS8.5FWW
Entry Name: Kitchen Garden
Listing Date: 6 September 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1189830
English Heritage Legacy ID: 235434
Location: Castle Ashby, South Northamptonshire, Northamptonshire, NN7
District: South Northamptonshire
Civil Parish: Castle Ashby
Traditional County: Northamptonshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire
Church of England Parish: Castle Ashby St Mary Magdalene
Church of England Diocese: Peterborough
CASTLE ASHBY CASTLE ASHBY PARK
6/34 Kitchen Garden
Kitchen garden. 1868. By E.W. Godwin. Coursed squared limestone. Large
rectangular enclosure with apse and apsidal-ended arm on principal axis. In
Italian medieval style. Garden lies on principal formal axis of Italian Garden
with fine low wrought-iron gates at entrance from Italian Garden flanked by tall
buttressed gatepiers topped by seated griffins holding shields with Compton
arms. Apse on far side of garden closes formal vista, and is raised above ground
level and was formerly laid out for herbs. Enclosure walls have tiled coping.
(Castle Ashby Park and Gardens are included in HBMC Register of parks and
gardens for Northamptonshire at Grade I; Buildings of England: Northamptonshire:
1973, p145; Castle Ashby archives)
Listing NGR: SP8639658818
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