DARBY HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1295014
Date first listed:
11-Sep-1951
Statutory Address:
DARBY HOUSE, LOWER HAMPTON ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
DARBY HOUSE, LOWER HAMPTON ROAD

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

County:
Surrey
District:
Spelthorne (District Authority)
Parish:
Non Civil Parish
National Grid Reference:
TQ1151568998

Details

TQ 16 NW 4/42 11/9/51

SUNBURY-ON-THAMES, FORMER UD LOWER HAMPTON ROAD Sunbury Darby House

GV II

House. Mid C18. Brown/yellow brick with rendered dressings on front, hipped slate roof. Two storeys on front over basement, basement taller to rear as ground slopes down to the river. Rectangular plan, 5 x 3 bays, with extensions to the right. Entrance front:- basement plinth below, plat band over ground floor and to eaves, below panelled and part-balustraded parapet. Multiple stacks to right of centre under stone cornice top, further stacks on extension. Five bays, the centre three in pedimented break with keyed round panel in tympanum over stone sill on corbel brackets. Twelve pane, glazing-bar sash fenestration with stone sills and gauged brick heads. Five windows on first floor, 4 on the ground floor. Central door of 6-fielded panels in stone architrave surround and under a pediment supported by volute scroll brackets. Front flight of seven steps with iron hand-rails on arch over basement storey. Single-bay link set back to right to two storey wing with two glazing-bar sash windows on each floor, including casement. C20 door of 6-panels approached up a flight of steps in ground floor of link bay. Right hand return front:- colourwashed and with blocked windows in set back flanking bays. Rear:- facing river - rendered plat bands and roundels in parapets of outer bays. Oval panel to centre part of parapet. Three bays, centre one bowed, with Gothic arched plate sash fenestration in moulded architrave surrounds; sills below on corbelled brackets. Some glazing-bars in first floor window to left. Five windows on first and ground floors, that on bow with casements doors approached by a flight of stone steps. Left hand return front:- central Gothic arched head window with decorative glazing on first floor, dropping down through plat bands. Blocked window to right on ground floor, decoratively glazed window to left. Gauged brick roundels flanking first floor window with low relief classical busts. Interior:- Panelled shutters to windows, fluted column screen wall to ground floor room to rear right. Some low relief plaster panels on walls, moulded cornices and panelling on stairs. Turned baluster staircase.

PEVSNER: BUILDINGS OF ENGLAND, SURREY (1971) p.470

Listing NGR: TQ1151568998

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
288014
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Nairn, I Rev. by Cherry, The Buildings of England: Surrey, (1971), 470

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 28 Jul 2007
Reference: IOE01/16256/09
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