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Walton House

A Grade II Listed Building in Walton, Wakefield

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1200108

English Heritage Legacy ID: 342345

Location: Walton, Wakefield, WF2

County: Wakefield

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

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Listing Text

(south side)

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

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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