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THE BATH HOUSE APPROXIMATELY 60 METRES NORTH EAST OF WALTON HALL

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: THE BATH HOUSE APPROXIMATELY 60 METRES NORTH EAST OF WALTON HALL

List entry Number: 1381987

Location

THE BATH HOUSE APPROXIMATELY 60 METRES NORTH EAST OF WALTON HALL

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

County: Warwickshire

District: Stratford-on-Avon

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Wellesbourne

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 05-Apr-1967

Date of most recent amendment: 19-Aug-1999

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 482352

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Details

WELLESBOURNE

SP25SE WALTON 1901-1/5/194 The Bath House approximately 60 05/04/67 metres north-east of Walton Hall (Formerly Listed as: WALTON The Bath House at Walton Hall)

GV II*

Bath house and garden pavilion, now used for holiday accommodation. c1750, extensively restored 1987-91. Attributed to Sanderson Miller; shellwork by Mary Delaney. Cyclopean masonry and ashlar; slate roof with small return lateral stack. 2-storey structure built into slope of ground, with canted front. EXTERIOR: Cyclopean basement; sill course and top cornice to upper floor. Basement has large elliptical-arched recess with round-headed entrance with gate; upper floor has 3 windows with architraves to 6/6 sash and two 4/4 sashes; blind panels above. Rear has pediment and impost band to large round-arched recess with archivolt and key block; entrance with 6-panel door and 2 small windows. INTERIOR: basement has rough masonry with rough piers supporting vault with flattish stones projecting downwards; sunken ashlar plunge bath. Upper floor has vault; plasterwork and shellwork re-created from surviving fragments; plaster icicles to ceiling; shell festoons to walls; C20 fireplace has rosette with surviving C18 shells. Owned by the Landmark Trust. (The Buildings of England: Pevsner, N & Wedgwood A: Warwickshire: Harmondsworth: 1966-: 440; Landmark Trust: Leaflet on the Bath House and its restoration: 1991-).





Listing NGR: SP2900952746

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Wedgwood, A, The Buildings of England: Warwickshire, (1966), 440
Other
Leaflet on the Bath House and its restoration, 1991,

National Grid Reference: SP 29009 52746

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