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Gates, Gatepiers and Attached Screens Approximately 600 Metres South East of South Front of Drayton , Lowick

Description: Gates, Gatepiers and Attached Screens Approximately 600 Metres South East of South Front of Drayton

Grade: I
Date Listed: 23 May 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 232498

OS Grid Reference: SP9673379737
OS Grid Coordinates: 496733, 279737
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4071, -0.5794

Location: Lowick, Northamptonshire NN14 3BB

Locality: Lowick
Local Authority: East Northamptonshire District Council
County: Northamptonshire
Country: England
Postcode: NN14 3BB

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Listing Text


6/64 Gates, gatepiers and attached
23/05/67 screens approx. 600m. SE of S
front of Drayton House
(Formerly listed as screen, SE
avenue to Drayton House)


Gates, gatepiers and screens. Early C18 for the Duchess of Norfolk, Limestone
ashlar gatepiers with wrought iron gates and screens. Gatepiers are rusticated
with attached columns, and moulded cornices, surmounted by closed lead urns.
Gates with pyramid scroll tops. Attached railings with scroll panelled standards
and scroll cresting. Located on main north/south axis of south front of Drayton
House (q.v.).
(Gardens included in HBMCE Register of Parks and Gardens at grade I.
Cornforth, J., Country Life, 20th May, 1965, p.1216; Buildings of England:
Northamptonshire, p.189; Jackson-Stops G, Drayton House, 1978).

Listing NGR: SP9673379737

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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