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Canons Ashby House

Canons Ashby House
Address: Canons Ashby
Daventry
Northamptonshire
Postcode: NN11 3SD
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Description
Canons Ashby House

Tranquil Elizabethan manor house set in beautiful gardens

The home of the Dryden family since its construction, Canons Ashby has survived more or less unaltered since c.1710. The intimate and atmospheric interior contains wall paintings and Jacobean plasterwork of the highest quality. There is also a formal garden with colourful herbaceous borders, an orchard featuring varieties of fruit trees from the 16th century and a surprisingly grand church -- all that remains of the Augustinian priory from which the house takes its name

Name and credits for images of Canons Ashby
 
Reference: 61633
 
Description of image - A view of the south front of Canons Ashby from the Sunken Garden. It was built in the 1550's by John Dryden and alterations by Sir Erasmus Dryden later in the century.
  
Credit for photograph: Andrew Butler
 
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