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Walls, Gatepier and Attached Banqueting House and Balustrade Approximately 80 Metres East of Drayton House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Lowick, Northamptonshire

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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

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1040298

English Heritage Legacy ID: 232511

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


12/77 Walls, gatepier and attached
23/05/67 Banqueting House and
balustrade approx.
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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