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Description: Retaining Wall Approximately 110 Metres East of East Front of Drayton House
Date Listed: 31 July 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 232512
OS Grid Reference: SP9639880160
OS Grid Coordinates: 496398, 280160
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4110, -0.5842
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SP9680 LOWICK DRAYTON PARK
12/78 Retaining wall approx. l10n. E
of E front of Drayton House
Retaining wall. Probably early C18 for Sir John Germain. Squared coursed
limestone with ashlar coping. Central semi-circular bastion on main east/west
axis of Drayton House (q.v.) forms terrace for Statue of Samson and the
Philistine approximately 110 metres east of east 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: SP9639880160
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Source: English Heritage
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