History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

The Bath House Approximately 60 Metres North East of Walton Hall

A Grade II* Listed Building in Wellesbourne, Warwickshire

We don't have any photos of this building yet. Why don't you be the first to send us one?

Upload Photo »

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »

Coordinates

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

Find accommodation in
Wellesbourne Hastings

Listing Text


WELLESBOURNE

SP25SE WALTON
1901-1/5/194 The Bath House approximately 60
05/04/67 metres north-east of Walton Hall
(Formerly Listed as:
WALTON
The Bath House at Walton Hall)

GV II*

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

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

Selected Sources

Source links go to a search for the specified title at Amazon. Availability of the title is dependent on current publication status. You may also want to check AbeBooks, particularly for older titles.

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.