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Darby House

A Grade II Listed Building in Sunbury East, Surrey

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Latitude: 51.4094 / 51°24'33"N

Longitude: -0.3979 / 0°23'52"W

OS Eastings: 511524

OS Northings: 169032

OS Grid: TQ115690

Mapcode National: GBR 4R.SFZ

Mapcode Global: VHFTS.2T0Y

Entry Name: Darby House

Listing Date: 11 September 1951

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1295014

English Heritage Legacy ID: 288014

Location: Spelthorne, Surrey, TW16

County: Surrey

District: Spelthorne

Electoral Ward/Division: Sunbury East

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Walton-on-Thames

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Surrey

Church of England Parish: St Mary Sunbury-on-Thames

Church of England Diocese: London

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Darby House


House. Mid C18. Brown/yellow brick with rendered dressings on front, hipped
slate roof. Two storeys on front over basement, basement taller to rear as
ground slopes down to the river. Rectangular plan, 5 x 3 bays, with extensions
to the right. Entrance front:- basement plinth below, plat band over ground
floor and to eaves, below panelled and part-balustraded parapet. Multiple
stacks to right of centre under stone cornice top, further stacks on extension.
Five bays, the centre three in pedimented break with keyed round panel in
tympanum over stone sill on corbel brackets. Twelve pane, glazing-bar sash
fenestration with stone sills and gauged brick heads. Five windows on first
floor, 4 on the ground floor. Central door of 6-fielded panels in stone architrave
surround and under a pediment supported by volute scroll brackets. Front flight of
seven steps with iron hand-rails on arch over basement storey. Single-bay link set
back to right to two storey wing with two glazing-bar sash windows on each floor,
including casement. C20 door of 6-panels approached up a flight of steps in ground
floor of link bay. Right hand return front:- colourwashed and with blocked windows
in set back flanking bays. Rear:- facing river - rendered plat bands and roundels
in parapets of outer bays. Oval panel to centre part of parapet. Three bays,
centre one bowed, with Gothic arched plate sash fenestration in moulded architrave
surrounds; sills below on corbelled brackets. Some glazing-bars in first floor
window to left. Five windows on first and ground floors, that on bow with casements
doors approached by a flight of stone steps. Left hand return front:-
central Gothic arched head window with decorative glazing on first floor, dropping
down through plat bands. Blocked window to right on ground floor, decoratively
glazed window to left. Gauged brick roundels flanking first floor window with low
relief classical busts.
Interior:- Panelled shutters to windows, fluted column screen wall to ground floor
room to rear right. Some low relief plaster panels on walls, moulded cornices
and panelling on stairs. Turned baluster staircase.


Listing NGR: TQ1151568998

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