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Walton Hall and Attached Stable Range and Garden Wall

A Grade II* Listed Building in Walton-on-Trent, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 52.7581 / 52°45'29"N

Longitude: -1.6835 / 1°41'0"W

OS Eastings: 421459

OS Northings: 317882

OS Grid: SK214178

Mapcode National: GBR 5FD.16Z

Mapcode Global: WHCGC.3XMX

Plus Code: 9C4WQ858+7J

Entry Name: Walton Hall and Attached Stable Range and Garden Wall

Listing Date: 2 September 1952

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1159300

English Heritage Legacy ID: 82982

Location: Walton upon Trent, South Derbyshire, Derbyshire, DE12

County: Derbyshire

Civil Parish: Walton upon Trent

Built-Up Area: Walton-on-Trent

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Walton-on-Trent St Lawrence

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Walton Hall and Attached
Stable Range and
2.9.52 Garden Wall

Small country house and attached stable ranges and garden wall.
Early C18 with early C19 and C20 alterations. Built for the
Taylors, and later the seat of Disbrowe family. House is of red
brick with painted gauged brick and stone dressings on ashlar
basement and has a slightly sloping bitumen roof with panelled
brick ridge stacks hidden behind flush parapets with moulded
stone copings. Each corner of the house has a clasping giant
brick pilaster with moulded stone base and cornice, and all
except the front facade have plain brick bands to each floor.
Three storeys, plus basement to north-west corner, and seven
bays by five bays. Stable ranges attached to north are also of
red brick with first floor band and hipped plain tile roofs with
two tall brick ridge stacks to north range, plus stepped eaves
bands. Two storeys and L-plan, both ranges seven bays. Main
front of the house has a moulded ground floor sill band, two
giant pilasters, similar to the corner ones, on either side of
the three central bays, and a moulded stone cornice with
panelled parapets over. All except central and basement window
openings have flat gauged brick arches with corniced stone
double keystones, and those to first and second floors have
consoled sills. Basement to north has two 2-light casement
windows in segment headed surrounds with corniced double
keystones. Ground floor has a central pilastered doorcase with
triglyphed frieze and moulded segmental pediment plus double,
glazed C20 doors. To either side there are three full height
glazing bar sashes, those to either side of the doorcase and to
north with early C19 pelmets and those to south painted on.
Above there are seven similar sashes, that to centre in moulded
raised surround with bracketed cornice and that to far south
painted on. Above again there are seven smaller sashes, that to
centre in moulded shouldered stone surround with eared pieces to
the base of the jambs plus a plain stone apron below. South
elevation has five glazing bar sashes to ground floor below flat
gauged brick arches, three of which have been extended downwards
and five similar above, all with early C19 pelmets. Above again
five segment headed openings, three blind and two with glazing
bar sashes, also to either side there are original fluted C18
lead hopper heads. Rear elevation has seven segment headed
openings to each floor, all with glazing bar sashes except
central opening to ground floor which has double glazed doors
inserted. Stable ranges attached to north have seven segment
headed openings to each floor. Ground floor to north wing has
an inserted 3-light casement window in the northernmost opening,
a C20 glazed door below divided overlight and a passageway
through the building to south. Beyond to south, the opening has
been blocked and a panelled door inserted below concrete lintel
and beyond again there are four timber cross windows. Above
there are three 2-light timber mullion windows to north, one
with C18 leaded lights and a similar opening with plank door to
south. Beyond to south is a similar opening with 2-light window
and a glazing bar sash. West wing has mostly blind openings to
ground floor with later windows inserted. Above there are two
blind openings to west and five openings with 2-light timber
mullion windows, three with C18 leaded lights. Interior of west
part has original stable fittings. Garden wall attached to
south-east corner of the house is about 10 feet high, of red
brick with flat stone copings. House has good contemporary
interiors with original open well staircase, dogleg back
staircase and several panelled rooms to ground and first floors.
Main staircase has three knopped balusters to each tread, one
fluted, one twisted and one barley sugar, and a ramped moulded
handrail, plus carved cheekpieces. It also has dado panelling
to opposite wall and fine plaster cornice to landing ceiling.
Back staircase has turned balusters and solid newels plus wide
moulded handrail, and closed string with pulvinated frieze. All
panelled rooms have matching panelled doors, dado rails and
timber cornices. The present kitchen also has the original
fireplace with a fluted pilastered overmantle. Two southern
rooms to ground floor re-fitted in early C19.

Listing NGR: SK2145917882

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