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Retaining Wall to Fish Pond Approximately 40 Metres South East of Drayton House, Lowick

Description: Retaining Wall to Fish Pond Approximately 40 Metres South East of Drayton House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 31 July 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 232516

OS Grid Reference: SP9640880038
OS Grid Coordinates: 496408, 280038
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4099, -0.5841

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


12/82 Retaining wall to Fish Pond
approx. 40m. SE of Drayton


Retaining walls to fish pond. Probably medieval origins, mainly late C17/early
C18. Squared coursed limestone. Retaining 4 sides of rectangular pond. Probably
adapted from medieval stewpond 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: SP9640880038

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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