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Latitude: 52.4091 / 52°24'32"N
Longitude: -0.5848 / 0°35'5"W
OS Eastings: 496360
OS Northings: 279957
OS Grid: SP963799
Mapcode National: GBR DX6.WH3
Mapcode Global: VHFNT.TQ50
Entry Name: Stables Attached to South West of Drayton House
Listing Date: 23 May 1967
Last Amended: 31 July 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1192040
English Heritage Legacy ID: 232501
Location: Lowick, East Northamptonshire, Northamptonshire, NN14
District: East Northamptonshire
Civil Parish: Lowick
Traditional County: Northamptonshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire
Church of England Parish: Lowick St Peter
Church of England Diocese: Peterborough
Stables attached to SW of
(Formerly listed as Drayton House)
Stables. Mid/late C17, probably by Isaac Rowe for second Earl of Peterborough.
Squared coursed limestone and limestone ashlar with Collyweston slate roof.
Rectangular plan. Single storey with hayloft/attic over. Main range is of 9
bays. Centre bay breaks forward slightly and has carriage arch with rusticated
surround. Rusticated quoins and triangular pediment over. 4-window range,
flanking either side, of tall casement openings. Rusticated quoins at far
corners. Gabled roof dormers. 4 bays attached to left are blank with a
castellated parapet. Ashlar gable parapets and stone stack at end. Wall attached
to right links with Drayton House (q.v.). Rear elevation has central square head
carriage arch with rusticated quoins. Flanking ranges of 8 lunettes with ashlar
surrounds. Plank doors to far left and right. Interior not inspected. Forming
part of west side of south forecourt of Drayton House (q.v.).
(Gardens are 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; V.C.H.: Northamptonshire, Vol.3, p.231; Jackson-Stops
G, Drayton House),
Listing NGR: SP9636079957
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