The House from an 1804 copperplate engraving
The House from a circa 1898 postcard
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 RoweDate: 17th century
Architect: William RhodesDate: Circa 1771-74
Architect: Thomas CokeDate: Circa 1720
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
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)
Book Type: Hardback
Title: Country Life: 100 Favourite Houses
Author: Green, Candida Lycett
Year Published: 1999
Publisher: London: Boxtree
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