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Description: Drayton House
Date Listed: 25 February 1958
English Heritage Building ID: 157009
OS Grid Reference: SO9072276202
OS Grid Coordinates: 390722, 276202
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3838, -2.1377
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CHADDESLEY CORBETT CP DRAYTON
SO 97 NW
8/23 Drayton House
Country house. Early C18 with some mid-C19 and late C20 alterations. Brick
with painted stone dressings and hipped tile roof. Garden (south-west) front:
two storeys with attic lit by three gabled dormers; moulded sandstone plinth,
painted stone quoins and moulded stone cornice. Seven windows: boxed 15-pane
sashes under rubbed brick heads with keystones. Ground floor with central entrance
has pilastered wooden doorcase with shallow flat canopy, overlight and C20
two-leaf glazed door. Side fronts have bands to ground floor. Interior:
main staircase has turned balusters, moulded hand rail and closed string;
back stair has splat balusters. Sitting room (to right on garden front) has
bolection moulded rectangular panelling. (BoE, p 78; Reid, P: Burke's and
Savills Guide to Country Houses, Volume II, Herefordshire, Shro shire,
Warwickshire, Worcestershire, 1980, p 202).
Listing NGR: SO9072276202
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Source: English Heritage
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