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The Bath House Approximately 60 Metres North East of Walton Hall

A Grade II* Listed Building in Wellesbourne, Warwickshire

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Latitude: 52.1722 / 52°10'20"N

Longitude: -1.5772 / 1°34'38"W

OS Eastings: 429009

OS Northings: 252746

OS Grid: SP290527

Mapcode National: GBR 5NH.XPZ

Mapcode Global: VHBY2.MN1M

Entry Name: The Bath House Approximately 60 Metres North East of Walton Hall

Listing Date: 5 April 1967

Last Amended: 19 August 1999

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1381987

English Heritage Legacy ID: 482352

Location: Wellesbourne and Walton, Stratford-on-Avon, Warwickshire, CV35

County: Warwickshire

District: Stratford-on-Avon

Civil Parish: Wellesbourne and Walton

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Warwickshire

Church of England Parish: Walton d'Eivile St James

Church of England Diocese: Coventry

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Listing Text


1901-1/5/194 The Bath House approximately 60
05/04/67 metres north-east of Walton Hall
(Formerly Listed as:
The Bath House at Walton Hall)


Bath house and garden pavilion, now used for holiday
accommodation. c1750, extensively restored 1987-91. Attributed
to Sanderson Miller; shellwork by Mary Delaney. Cyclopean
masonry and ashlar; slate roof with small return lateral
stack. 2-storey structure built into slope of ground, with
canted front.
EXTERIOR: Cyclopean basement; sill course and top cornice to
upper floor. Basement has large elliptical-arched recess with
round-headed entrance with gate; upper floor has 3 windows
with architraves to 6/6 sash and two 4/4 sashes; blind panels
above. Rear has pediment and impost band to large round-arched
recess with archivolt and key block; entrance with 6-panel
door and 2 small windows.
INTERIOR: basement has rough masonry with rough piers
supporting vault with flattish stones projecting downwards;
sunken ashlar plunge bath. Upper floor has vault; plasterwork
and shellwork re-created from surviving fragments; plaster
icicles to ceiling; shell festoons to walls; C20 fireplace has
rosette with surviving C18 shells.
Owned by the Landmark Trust.
(The Buildings of England: Pevsner, N & Wedgwood A:
Warwickshire: Harmondsworth: 1966-: 440; Landmark Trust:
Leaflet on the Bath House and its restoration: 1991-).

Listing NGR: SP2900952746

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