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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: GATES, GATEPIERS AND SCREEN APPROXIMATELY 70 METRES SOUTH EAST OF SOUTH FRONT OF DRAYTON HOUSE

List entry Number: 1371919

Location

GATES, GATEPIERS AND SCREEN APPROXIMATELY 70 METRES SOUTH EAST OF SOUTH 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: I

Date first listed: 23-May-1967

Date of most recent amendment: 31-Jul-1987

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 232499

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History

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Details

SP97NE, SP9680 LOWICK DRAYTON PARK

6/65, 12/65 Gates, gatepiers and screen 23/05/67 approx. 70m. SE of S front of Drayton House (Formerly listed as Drayton House)

GV I

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

Selected Sources

  1. Book  Reference - Author: Jackson Stops, G - Title: Drayton House - Date: 1978
  2. Article  Reference - Title: 20 May - Date: 1965 - Journal Title: Country Life - Page References: 1216
  3. Unpublished Title  Reference - Title: Part 30 Northamptonshire - Journal Title: Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England
  4. Book  Reference - Author: Pevsner, N - Title: The Buildings of England: Northamptonshire - Date: 1961 - Page References: 189

National Grid Reference: SP 96403 79993

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