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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: STATUE OF FLORA APPROXIMATELY 25 METRES EAST OF EAST FRONT OF DRAYTON HOUSE

List entry Number: 1192227

Location

STATUE OF FLORA APPROXIMATELY 25 METRES EAST OF EAST FRONT OF DRAYTON HOUSE

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

County District District Type Parish
NorthamptonshireEast NorthamptonshireDistrict AuthorityLowick

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 31-Jul-1987

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 232523

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History

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Details

SP9680 LOWICK DRAYTON PARK

12/89 Statue of Flora approx. 25m. E of E front of Drayton House

GV II*

Statue of Flora, c.1718 by J. Van Nost for Sir John Germain. Lead statue on ashlar plinth. Originally supplied, with statue of Bacchus and other items at a cost of 40 pounds, to form part of main parterre. Forms pair with Statue of Bacchus approximately 25 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: SP9635780087

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Jackson Stops, G, Drayton House, (1978)
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Northamptonshire, (1961), 189
'Country Life' in 20 May, (1965), 1216
Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 30 Northamptonshire,

National Grid Reference: SP 96357 80087

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