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Real Tennis Court at Easton Neston House

A Grade II Listed Building in Easton Neston, Northamptonshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.1378 / 52°8'15"N

Longitude: -0.976 / 0°58'33"W

OS Eastings: 470178

OS Northings: 249323

OS Grid: SP701493

Mapcode National: GBR BXB.S3J

Mapcode Global: VHDSJ.1JCK

Entry Name: Real Tennis Court at Easton Neston House

Listing Date: 15 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1371595

English Heritage Legacy ID: 234882

Location: Easton Neston, South Northamptonshire, Northamptonshire, NN12

County: Northamptonshire

District: South Northamptonshire

Civil Parish: Easton Neston

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: Easton Neston St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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Listing Text

SP 7048 EASTON NESTON EASTON NESTON PARK

12/64 Real Tennis Court at Easton
Neston House

GV II


Real Tennis Court. 1887 on earlier foundations. Red brick with limestone
dressings, slate roof. Adjacent to wing attached to Easton Neston house (q.v.)
and lying between wing and kitchen garden on west boundary of formal garden. The
court has blank wall to ground floor, a timber balcony at first floor level of
garden front and row of wood mullion and transom windows above with flat-arched
brick lintels and flanked by fluted Ionic pilasters bearing sections of
entablature. Moulded stone cornice and plain stone-coped parapet. Penthouses and
tambour removed. Included for group value.
(Lord Aberdare, Tennis and Rackets, 1980, p221)


Listing NGR: SP7017849323

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