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Stables Attached to South West of Drayton House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Lowick, Northamptonshire

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Latitude: 52.4091 / 52°24'32"N

Longitude: -0.5848 / 0°35'5"W

OS Eastings: 496360

OS Northings: 279957

OS Grid: SP963799

Mapcode National: GBR DX6.WH3

Mapcode Global: VHFNT.TQ50

Entry Name: Stables Attached to South West of Drayton House

Listing Date: 23 May 1967

Last Amended: 31 July 1987

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1192040

English Heritage Legacy ID: 232501

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


Stables attached to SW of
Drayton House

(Formerly listed as Drayton House)


Stables. Mid/late C17, probably by Isaac Rowe for second Earl of Peterborough.
Squared coursed limestone and limestone ashlar with Collyweston slate roof.
Rectangular plan. Single storey with hayloft/attic over. Main range is of 9
bays. Centre bay breaks forward slightly and has carriage arch with rusticated
surround. Rusticated quoins and triangular pediment over. 4-window range,
flanking either side, of tall casement openings. Rusticated quoins at far
corners. Gabled roof dormers. 4 bays attached to left are blank with a
castellated parapet. Ashlar gable parapets and stone stack at end. Wall attached
to right links with Drayton House (q.v.). Rear elevation has central square head
carriage arch with rusticated quoins. Flanking ranges of 8 lunettes with ashlar
surrounds. Plank doors to far left and right. Interior not inspected. Forming
part of west side of south forecourt of Drayton House (q.v.).
(Gardens are 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; V.C.H.: Northamptonshire, Vol.3, p.231; Jackson-Stops
G, Drayton House),

Listing NGR: SP9636079957

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