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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: GARDEN HOUSE AT EASTON NESTON HOUSE

List entry Number: 1040989

Location

GARDEN HOUSE AT EASTON NESTON HOUSE

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
NorthamptonshireSouth NorthamptonshireDistrict AuthorityEaston Neston

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 01-Dec-1951

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 234880

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History

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Details

SP 7048 EASTON NESTON EASTON NESTON PARK

12/62 Garden House at Easton Neston 01/12/51 House

I

Garden building. Dated 1641. Limestone ashlar, slate roof. 3 bays. Central door with eared moulded stone surround and segmental pediment flanked by windows with similar eared surrounds. Chamfered quoins. Tuscan capitals without pilasters either end and to central bay, moulded entablature and central pedimented attic displaying coat of arms, flanked by quarter-circle curved walls. Attic framed by pilasters with fanciful strapwork ornament. Finials to gable of pediment and at either end of flanking walls. Side elevations of 2 windows with eared stone surrounds, lead rainwater pipes heads dated 1641 and moulded stone cornices. Bracketted stone cornice to rear. Moulded stone doorcase and ball finials to angles. Interior has circular niches with plasterwork wreath surrounds above doors and to side walls-at same level. Tomb of pug d.1754 with inscribed marble slab raised on marble supports carved with collar on shield with coronet above and prancing horse supporters. (Park and gardens included in H.B.M.C.E. Register of Parks and Gardens at Grade 11*)

Listing NGR: SP7031649449

Selected Sources

  1. Unpublished Title  Reference - Title: Part 30 Northamptonshire - Journal Title: Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England

National Grid Reference: SP 70316 49449

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