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Latitude: 52.2252 / 52°13'30"N
Longitude: -0.7395 / 0°44'22"W
OS Eastings: 486198
OS Northings: 259308
OS Grid: SP861593
Mapcode National: GBR CXZ.KVR
Mapcode Global: VHDS8.4BFG
Entry Name: The Dairy
Listing Date: 3 May 1968
Last Amended: 6 September 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1294153
English Heritage Legacy ID: 235419
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
13/19 The Dairy
03/05/18 (Formerly listed as The Dairy
Dairy, now offices. Built c.1765. Limestone ashlar and coursed limestone rubble,
slate roofs, stone ridge stack. 3-unit plan. 1 storey; 3 bays. Tripartite
composition with tall central pedimented archway flanked by lower wings of 1 bay
with lean-to roofs and half-pediments to front. Wings have 18-pane sashes with
stone lintels. Centre projects slightly and is preceded by 2 stone steps.
Elliptical-arched opening with screen of two Roman Doric columns and pilasters
either end. Order has high bases, strong entasis and full entablature with
triglyph frieze, and reaches to springing of arch. Central doorway to dairy
within recess with panelled part-glazed door with stone lintel flanked by narrow
1-light windows with similar lintels. Horizontal oval window above door. Moulded
impost band carried across wings to define base of half-pediments. Rear
elevation of rubble stone. Wings project on this side and frame timber
trellis-work verandah. Central door to dairy; horizontal oval window above.
Interior has central room with high plaster groin-vaulted ceiiing.
(Buildings of England: Northamptonshire: 1973, p144)
Listing NGR: SP8619859308
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