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Retaining Wall Approximately 110 Metres East of East Front of Drayton House

A Grade II Listed Building in Lowick, Northamptonshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.411 / 52°24'39"N

Longitude: -0.5842 / 0°35'3"W

OS Eastings: 496398

OS Northings: 280160

OS Grid: SP963801

Mapcode National: GBR DX6.WMM

Mapcode Global: VHFNT.TNHM

Entry Name: Retaining Wall Approximately 110 Metres East of East Front of Drayton House

Listing Date: 31 July 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1286749

English Heritage Legacy ID: 232512

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

SP9680 LOWICK DRAYTON PARK

12/78 Retaining wall approx. l10n. E
of E front of Drayton House

GV II


Retaining wall. Probably early C18 for Sir John Germain. Squared coursed
limestone with ashlar coping. Central semi-circular bastion on main east/west
axis of Drayton House (q.v.) forms terrace for Statue of Samson and the
Philistine approximately 110 metres east of east front 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, 1978).


Listing NGR: SP9639880160

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