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A pair of pillars in Aswarby Park



Reference Name MLI90303

Name:
A pair of pillars in Aswarby Park

Summary:
A pair of pillars in Aswarby Park

Location:
ASWARBY AND SWARBY, NORTH KESTEVEN, LINCOLNSHIRE

Description:
PRN 64801
A pair of mid 18th century limestone ashlar pillars, built as part of the Aswarby Park Estate for the Whichcote family and bearing their crest. The pillars mark the grand axis of the demolished country house. For the full description and the legal address of this listed building please refer to the appropriate List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest. {1}
These pillars mark the former route of the main road to Sleaford. The route was changed, and the village of Aswarby moved, in the mid 19th century when Aswarby Park was improved and expanded. {2}

Sources:
1 Index: Department of the Environment. 1990. List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest. 7/4; 19.004
2 Bibliographic reference: Leach, Terence R. 1990. Lincolnshire Country Houses and their Families. Part One. p 43

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