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Description: Statue of Samson and the Philistine Approximately 110 Metres East of East Front of Drayton House
Date Listed: 31 July 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 232519
OS Grid Reference: SP9639480155
OS Grid Coordinates: 496394, 280155
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4109, -0.5843
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SP9680 LOWICK DRAYTON PARK
12/85 Statue of Samson and the
Philistine approx. l10m. E of
E front of Drayton House
Statue. Early C18 copy of Giovanni de Bologna's Samson and the Philistine. Lead
statue on ashlar plinth. Statue of wrestling figures. Located on main east/west
axis of east front of Drayton House (q.v.) and mounted on terrace formed by
retaining wall approximately 110 metres east of east front of Drayton House
(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: SP9639480155
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Source: English Heritage
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