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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: CANONS ASHBY HOUSE, SOUTH LION GATES AND GATEPIERS TO GARDEN

List entry Number: 1187120

Location

CANONS ASHBY HOUSE, SOUTH LION GATES AND GATEPIERS TO GARDEN

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

County District District Type Parish
NorthamptonshireDaventryDistrict AuthorityCanons Ashby

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 18-Jan-1968

Date of most recent amendment: 24-Feb-1987

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 360525

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History

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Details

CANONS ASHBY SP5750 19/35 Canons Ashby House, S Lion 18/01/68 gates and gatepiers to garden (Formerly listed as Walls to court and garden and gatepiers at Canons Ashby) GV II* Gates and gatepiers. Early C18, gates C19. Ironstone ashlar. Gatepiers have moulded stone plinths, cornices, panelled sides and support demi-lions rampant with protruding tongues holding globes on staves with their two paws. These lions are versions of the Dryden family crest. The lions face each other. To the walls either side of piers, carved console brackets. C19 wrought iron gates with overthrow. (Canons Ashby gardens and park are included in the HBMC Register of Gardens at Grade II*).

Listing NGR: SP5761650523

Selected Sources

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Part 30 Northamptonshire,

National Grid Reference: SP 57616 50523

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