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Gates, Gatepiers and Attached Screens Approximately 600 Metres South East of South Front of Drayton House

A Grade I Listed Building in Lowick, Northamptonshire

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Latitude: 52.4071 / 52°24'25"N

Longitude: -0.5794 / 0°34'45"W

OS Eastings: 496733

OS Northings: 279737

OS Grid: SP967797

Mapcode National: GBR DXD.4B7

Mapcode Global: VHFNT.XR1L

Entry Name: Gates, Gatepiers and Attached Screens Approximately 600 Metres South East of South Front of Drayton House

Listing Date: 23 May 1967

Last Amended: 31 July 1987

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1040294

English Heritage Legacy ID: 232498

Location: Lowick, East Northamptonshire, Northamptonshire, NN14

County: Northamptonshire

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

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Listing Text


6/64 Gates, gatepiers and attached
23/05/67 screens approx. 600m. SE of S
front of Drayton House
(Formerly listed as screen, SE
avenue to Drayton House)


Gates, gatepiers and screens. Early C18 for the Duchess of Norfolk, Limestone
ashlar gatepiers with wrought iron gates and screens. Gatepiers are rusticated
with attached columns, and moulded cornices, surmounted by closed lead urns.
Gates with pyramid scroll tops. Attached railings with scroll panelled standards
and scroll cresting. Located on main north/south axis of south front 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: SP9673379737

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