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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: DRAYTON HOUSE

List entry Number: 1167066

Location

DRAYTON HOUSE

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
WorcestershireWyre ForestDistrict AuthorityChaddesley Corbett

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 25-Feb-1958

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 157009

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

CHADDESLEY CORBETT CP DRAYTON SO 97 NW 8/23 Drayton House 25.2.58 GV II* Country house. Early C18 with some mid-C19 and late C20 alterations. Brick with painted stone dressings and hipped tile roof. Garden (south-west) front: two storeys with attic lit by three gabled dormers; moulded sandstone plinth, painted stone quoins and moulded stone cornice. Seven windows: boxed 15-pane sashes under rubbed brick heads with keystones. Ground floor with central entrance has pilastered wooden doorcase with shallow flat canopy, overlight and C20 two-leaf glazed door. Side fronts have bands to ground floor. Interior: main staircase has turned balusters, moulded hand rail and closed string; back stair has splat balusters. Sitting room (to right on garden front) has bolection moulded rectangular panelling. (BoE, p 78; Reid, P: Burke's and Savills Guide to Country Houses, Volume II, Herefordshire, Shro shire, Warwickshire, Worcestershire, 1980, p 202).

Listing NGR: SO9072276202

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Worcestershire, (1968), 78
Reid, P, 'Burkes and Savills Guide to Country Houses' in Herefordshire Shropshire Warwickshire Worcestershire, , Vol. 2, (1980), 202

National Grid Reference: SO 90722 76202

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