Description: Retaining Wall, Steps and Urns Extending Approximately 80 Metres from South to East Front of Drayton
Date Listed: 31 July 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 232515
OS Grid Reference: SP9637580078
OS Grid Coordinates: 496375, 280078
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4102, -0.5846
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SP9680 LOWICK DRAYTON PARK
12/81 Retaining wall, steps and
urns extending approx. 80m.
from S to E front of Drayton
Retaining wall, steps and urns. Probably late C16 for the third Lord Mordaunt,
early C18 urns probably by J. Van Nost. Squared coursed limestone wall with
small lead urns mounted on ashlar parapet. Flight of semi-circular steps, at
west end, flanked by square piers surmounted by closed lead urns. Originally
probably the southern boundary of the main parterre on the east side of Drayton
(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: SP9637580078
Source: English Heritage
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