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Retaining Wall Approximately 110 Metres East of East Front of Drayton House, Lowick

Description: Retaining Wall Approximately 110 Metres East of East Front of Drayton House

Grade: II
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

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


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

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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