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Latitude: 52.4095 / 52°24'34"N
Longitude: -0.5842 / 0°35'3"W
OS Eastings: 496403
OS Northings: 279993
OS Grid: SP964799
Mapcode National: GBR DX6.WN5
Mapcode Global: VHFNT.TPJS
Entry Name: Gates, Gatepiers and Screen Approximately 70 Metres South East of South Front of Drayton House
Listing Date: 23 May 1967
Last Amended: 31 July 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1371919
English Heritage Legacy ID: 232499
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
SP97NE, SP9680 LOWICK DRAYTON PARK
6/65, 12/65 Gates, gatepiers and screen
23/05/67 approx. 70m. SE of S front of
(Formerly listed as Drayton
Gates, gatepiers and screen. Dated 1701. Ironwork probably by Jean Tijon,
gatepiers probably by William Winde for the Duchess of Norfolk. 4 fine limestone
ashlar gatepiers with wrought-iron gates and railings. Outer piers are
rusticated with central relief and moulded cornices. Gadrooned urn finials
surmounted by small eagles. Centre piers have central arch head niches with
fielded panel below and armorial device above. Rusticated jambs, moulded cornice
and large eagle finials. Centre pair of gates have scroll panel standards, very
fine overthrow with leaf decoration, interwined date numerals and central
coronet. Pair of hand gates, flanking, are similar. Railings attached to left
and right have scroll cresting and ashlar plinth. Gatepiers have armorial
devices of the Duchess of Norfolk and her second husband Sir John Germain.
(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: SP9640379993
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