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Description: Retaining Wall, Steps and Urns Extending Approximately 80 Metres from North of East Front of Drayton
Date Listed: 31 July 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 232514
OS Grid Reference: SP9631880113
OS Grid Coordinates: 496318, 280113
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4106, -0.5854
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SP9680 LOWICK DRAYTON PARK
12/80 Retaining wall, steps and
urns extending approx. 80m.
from N of E front of Drayton
Retaining wall, steps and urns. Probably late Cl6 origins with early C18 urns
probably by J. Van Nost. Squared coursed limestone wall with ashlar parapet.
Flights of steps to either end of walls. Those at east end are flanked by 4,
closed, lead urns. Originally probably the northern boundary of the main
parterre on the east side 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, l978).
Listing NGR: SP9631880113
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Source: English Heritage
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