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Latitude: 52.4109 / 52°24'39"N
Longitude: -0.5843 / 0°35'3"W
OS Eastings: 496394
OS Northings: 280155
OS Grid: SP963801
Mapcode National: GBR DX6.WMN
Mapcode Global: VHFNT.TNGN
Entry Name: Statue of Samson and the Philistine Approximately 110 Metres East of East Front of Drayton House
Listing Date: 31 July 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1371923
English Heritage Legacy ID: 232519
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
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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