THE BATH HOUSE APPROXIMATELY 60 METRES NORTH EAST OF WALTON HALL

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1381987

Date first listed: 05-Apr-1967

Date of most recent amendment: 19-Aug-1999

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

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Location

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

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

County: Warwickshire

District: Stratford-on-Avon (District Authority)

Parish: Wellesbourne

National Grid Reference: SP 29009 52746

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History

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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

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 482352

Legacy System: LBS

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,

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