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Statue of Samson and the Philistine Approximately 110 Metres East of East Front of Drayton House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Lowick, Northamptonshire

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Latitude: 52.4109 / 52°24'39"N

Longitude: -0.5843 / 0°35'3"W

OS Eastings: 496394

OS Northings: 280155

OS Grid: SP963801

Mapcode National: GBR DX6.WMN

Mapcode Global: VHFNT.TNGN

Entry Name: Statue of Samson and the Philistine Approximately 110 Metres East of East Front of Drayton House

Listing Date: 31 July 1987

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1371923

English Heritage Legacy ID: 232519

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


12/85 Statue of Samson and the
Philistine approx. l10m. E of
E front of Drayton House


Statue. Early C18 copy of Giovanni de Bologna's Samson and the Philistine. Lead
statue on ashlar plinth. Statue of wrestling figures. Located on main east/west
axis of east front of Drayton House (q.v.) and mounted on terrace formed by
retaining wall approximately 110 metres east of east front of Drayton House
(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: SP9639480155

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