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Description: Stables Attached to South West of Drayton House
Date Listed: 23 May 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 232501
OS Grid Reference: SP9636079957
OS Grid Coordinates: 496360, 279957
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4091, -0.5848
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SP97NE LOWICK DRAYTON PARK
6/67 Stables attached to SW of
23/05/67 Drayton House
(Formerly listed as Drayton
Stables. Mid/late C17, probably by Isaac Rowe for second Earl of Peterborough.
Squared coursed limestone and limestone ashlar with Colleyweston slate roof.
Rectangular plan. Single storey with hayloft/attic over. Main range is of 9
bays. Centre bay breaks forward slightly and has carriage arch with rusticated
surround. Rusticated quoins and triangular pediment over. 4-window range,
flanking either side, of tall casement openings. Rusticated quoins at far
corners. Gabled roof dormers. 4 bays attached to left are blank with a
castellated parapet. Ashlar gable parapets and stone stack at end. Wall attached
to right links with Drayton House (q.v.). Rear elevation has central square head
carriage arch with rusticated quoins. Flanking ranges of 8 lunettes with ashlar
surrounds. Plank doors to far left and right. Interior not inspected. Forming
part of west side of south forecourt of Drayton House (q.v.).
(Gardens are 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; V.C.H.: Northamptonshire, Vol.3, p.231; Jackson-Stops
G, Drayton House),
Listing NGR: SP9636079957
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Source: English Heritage
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