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Latitude: 52.4108 / 52°24'39"N
Longitude: -0.585 / 0°35'5"W
OS Eastings: 496347
OS Northings: 280146
OS Grid: SP963801
Mapcode National: GBR DX6.WF7
Mapcode Global: VHFNT.TN3Q
Entry Name: Walls, Gatepier and Attached Banqueting House and Balustrade Approximately 80 Metres East of Drayton House
Listing Date: 23 May 1967
Last Amended: 31 July 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1040298
English Heritage Legacy ID: 232511
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
12/77 Walls, gatepier and attached
23/05/67 Banqueting House and
80m. E of Drayton House
(Formerly listed as Drayton
Walls, gatepier, banqueting house and attached balustrade. Late C17 for second
Earl of Peterborough with later alterations. Squared coursed limestone walls and
limestone ashlar gatepier. Squared coursed limestone banqueting house with
ashlar facades and lead roof. Wall has gatepier attached to north and banqueting
house attached to south. Banqueting house is one-unit, single-storey, one-window
range. Tall fixed window with glazing bars and moulded stone architraves.
Rusticated quoins, moulded cornice and plain ashlar parapet; roof not visible.
Elevation to right has central doorway with moulded stone architraves and arms
of second Earl of Peterborough above. 5 bays of ashlar balustrade attached to
north of Banqueting House. 3 closed lead urns, probably by Van Nost are mounted
on balustrade. Banqueting House forms pair with walls, gatepiers, gates and
screens south and east of Drayton House; and Banqueting House, balustrade,
statue and cistern (q.v.).
(Gardens included in HBMCE Register of Parks and Gardens at grade I.
Cornforth, J., 20th May, 1965, p.1216; Buildings of England: Northamptonshire,
p.189; Jackson-Stops G, Drayton House, 1978).
Listing NGR: SP9634780146
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