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England

Drayton House

  • House & Family History: The Baroque Flemish artist Gerard Lanscroon, whose father, Valentin Lanscroon, carved work at Chatsworth, painted murals at Drayton.

    Collections: The Kakiemon Collection from Drayton was sold to Bluett and Sons Limited.

  • Architect: Isaac Rowe

    Date: 17th century
    Designed: Gatehouse and alterations to House

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    Architect: John Webb

    Date: Circa 1653
    Designed: Alterations

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    Architect: William Rhodes

    Date: Circa 1771-74
    Designed: Alterations, possibly to designs of William Chambers.

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    Architect: Alexander Roos

    Date: Circa 1850
    Designed: Alterations

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    Architect: George Devey

    Date: 19th century
    Designed: Alterations

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    Architect: John Alfred Gotch

    Date: Early 20th century
    Designed: Alterations

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    Architect: Thomas Coke

    Date: Circa 1720
    Designed: Interior of Chapel for Lady Betty Germain

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    Architect: William Talman

    Date: 1702
    Designed: Rebuilt south front of Hall facing courtyard for Sir John Germain, Bt., and probably the cupolas on the two towers.

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  • John Bernard (J.B.) Burke, published under the title of A Visitation of the Seats and Arms of the Noblemen and Gentlemen of Great Britain and Ireland, among other titles: Vol. I, p. 118, 1852.

    John Preston (J.P.) Neale, published under the title of Views of the Seats of Noblemen and Gentlemen in England, Wales, Scotland, and Ireland, among other titles: 2.S. Vol. IV, 1828.

    Country Life: XXXI, 898 plan, 934, 1912. CXXXVII, 1146 plan, 1216, 1286, 1346, 1965.

  • Title: Biographical Dictionary of British Architects, 1600-1840, A - SOFTBACK
    Author: Colvin, Howard
    Year Published: 1995
    Reference: pgs. 265, 952
    Publisher: New Haven: Yale University Press
    ISBN: 0300072074
    Book Type: Softback

    Title: Disintegration of a Heritage: Country Houses and their Collections, 1979-1992, The
    Author: Sayer, Michael
    Year Published: 1993
    Publisher: Norfolk: Michael Russell (Publishing)
    ISBN: 0859551970
    Book Type: Hardback

    Title: Country Life: 100 Favourite Houses
    Author: Green, Candida Lycett
    Year Published: 1999
    Publisher: London: Boxtree
    ISBN: 0752213334
    Book Type: Hardback

  • House Listed: Grade I

    Park Listed: Grade I

  • Seat of: Lionel Stopford-Sackville

    Past Seat of: Sir Simon de Drayton, 14th century. Sir Henry Greene, 15th century. Lewis Mordaunt, 3rd Baron Mordaunt, 16th century; Henry Mordaunt, 2nd Earl of Peterborough, 17th century. Sir John Germain, 1st Bt., early 18th century; George Germain, 1st Viscount Sackville, 18th century.

    Current Ownership Type: Individual / Family Trust

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Private Home

  • House Open to Public: No

    Historic Houses Member: No