Description: Walls, Gatepier and Attached Banqueting House and Balustrade Approximately 80 Metres East of Drayton
Date Listed: 23 May 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 232511
OS Grid Reference: SP9634780146
OS Grid Coordinates: 496347, 280146
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4108, -0.5850
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SP9680 LOWICK DRAYTON PARK
12/77 Walls, gatepier and attached
23/05/67 Banqueting House and
80m. E of Drayton House
(Formerly listed as Drayton
Walls, gatepier, banqueting house and attached balustrade. Late C17 for second
Earl of Peterborough with later alterations. Squared coursed limestone walls and
limestone ashlar gatepier. Squared coursed limestone banqueting house with
ashlar facades and lead roof. Wall has gatepier attached to north and banqueting
house attached to south. Banqueting house is one-unit, single-storey, one-window
range. Tall fixed window with glazing bars and moulded stone architraves.
Rusticated quoins, moulded cornice and plain ashlar parapet; roof not visible.
Elevation to right has central doorway with moulded stone architraves and arms
of second Earl of Peterborough above. 5 bays of ashlar balustrade attached to
north of Banqueting House. 3 closed lead urns, probably by Van Nost are mounted
on balustrade. Banqueting House forms pair with walls, gatepiers, gates and
screens south and east of Drayton House; and Banqueting House, balustrade,
statue and cistern (q.v.).
(Gardens included in HBMCE Register of Parks and Gardens at grade I.
Cornforth, J., 20th May, 1965, p.1216; Buildings of England: Northamptonshire,
p.189; Jackson-Stops G, Drayton House, 1978).
Listing NGR: SP9634780146
Source: English Heritage
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