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Latitude: 52.4106 / 52°24'37"N
Longitude: -0.5854 / 0°35'7"W
OS Eastings: 496318
OS Northings: 280113
OS Grid: SP963801
Mapcode National: GBR DX6.W9G
Mapcode Global: VHFNT.SNWY
Entry Name: Retaining Wall, Steps and Urns Extending Approximately 80 Metres from North of East Front of Drayton House
Listing Date: 31 July 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1192143
English Heritage Legacy ID: 232514
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
12/80 Retaining wall, steps and
urns extending approx. 80m.
from N of E front of Drayton
Retaining wall, steps and urns. Probably late Cl6 origins with early C18 urns
probably by J. Van Nost. Squared coursed limestone wall with ashlar parapet.
Flights of steps to either end of walls. Those at east end are flanked by 4,
closed, lead urns. Originally probably the northern boundary of the main
parterre on the east side 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, l978).
Listing NGR: SP9631880113
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