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Latitude: 52.4102 / 52°24'36"N
Longitude: -0.5846 / 0°35'4"W
OS Eastings: 496375
OS Northings: 280078
OS Grid: SP963800
Mapcode National: GBR DX6.WJ0
Mapcode Global: VHFNT.TP95
Entry Name: Retaining Wall, Steps and Urns Extending Approximately 80 Metres from South to East Front of Drayton House
Listing Date: 31 July 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1040299
English Heritage Legacy ID: 232515
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
12/81 Retaining wall, steps and
urns extending approx. 80m.
from S to E front of Drayton
Retaining wall, steps and urns. Probably late C16 for the third Lord Mordaunt,
early C18 urns probably by J. Van Nost. Squared coursed limestone wall with
small lead urns mounted on ashlar parapet. Flight of semi-circular steps, at
west end, flanked by square piers surmounted by closed lead urns. Originally
probably the southern boundary of the main parterre on the east side of Drayton
(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: SP9637580078
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