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Latitude: 53.6472 / 53°38'50"N
Longitude: -1.4669 / 1°28'0"W
OS Eastings: 435339
OS Northings: 416878
OS Grid: SE353168
Mapcode National: GBR LV68.79
Mapcode Global: WHDCB.FLQB
Entry Name: Walton House
Listing Date: 22 November 1966
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1200108
English Heritage Legacy ID: 342345
Location: Walton, Wakefield, WF2
Civil Parish: Walton
Built-Up Area: Walton
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire
Church of England Parish: Sandal Magna St Helen
Church of England Diocese: Leeds
SE31NE WALTON SHAY LANE
3/41 No 187
22.ll.66 (Walton House)
Large house. Late C18 with late C19 extension. Ashlar, hammer-dressed stone
to extension, stone slate roof. 2 storeys. 5-bay facade; 5th bay has two
1st-floor windows. Plinth. Central symmetrical 3 bays break forward slightly.
Doorway with architrave and glazed fanlight, approached up shallow flight of
3 stone steps, flanked by tripartite sash windows articulated by 4 giant engaged
Ionic columns which support ashlar frieze and shallow pitched pediment, the
tympanum decorated with carved festoon panel. 1st bay has tripartite sash. All
1st-floor windows have plain raised surrounds and 12-pane sashes. Ashlar frieze,
cornice and blocking course. Hipped roof with 2 ridge-stacks and one end stack
to right. Attached to left later extension with lower roof, not of special interest.
Rear: central 3 bays break forward slightly and have main feature of open porch
with ball finials with arched stairwindow above and blocking course above with
3 blind recesses. Plainer windows than front with projecting sills, some retaining
18-pane sashes others altered.
Listing NGR: SE3533916878
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