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Ministry of Defence Building Number A200 (Walton House)

A Grade II Listed Building in Waltham Abbey, Essex

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Latitude: 51.6905 / 51°41'25"N

Longitude: -0.0091 / 0°0'32"W

OS Eastings: 537708

OS Northings: 200958

OS Grid: TL377009

Mapcode National: GBR KM.2CJ

Mapcode Global: VHGQ2.SRJY

Entry Name: Ministry of Defence Building Number A200 (Walton House)

Listing Date: 26 November 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1140101

English Heritage Legacy ID: 352178

Location: Waltham Abbey, Epping Forest, Essex, EN9

County: Essex

District: Epping Forest

Civil Parish: Waltham Abbey

Built-Up Area: Waltham Abbey

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Waltham Abbey

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

3/10013 MOD Building No A 200 (Walton House)

Superintendent's office of 1789, with later C19 extensions. Flemish bond red brick with C19 yellow brick extensions; hipped slate roofs; brick ridge and end stacks.3-room rectangular plan including bay to north added before superintendents office of 1789, extended to right of front before 1821, with later C19 extensions including one of c1887 making U-plan with rear wing.
2 storeys. C18/early C19 front of 3-window range. Gauged brick flat arches over two C20 windows and late C19 plate-glass sash on ground floor, and over 3/6-pane first-floor sashes; stepped brick eaves. c1860 2-window front to right with timber lintel over C20 door to right, and flat gauged brick arches over 6/6-pane sashes. Rear extensions have similar arches over 6/6-pane and plate-glass sashes, and canted bay window to right. Interior not inspected but known to include late C18 box cornice and cast-iron grate to NW room. The Waltham Abbey gunpowder mills were purchased from John Walton by the government in 1787. Walton House forms a group with the contemporary A 201-2 (qv). (RCHME report, 1993).

Listing NGR: TL3770800958

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