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Description: Low Walworth Hall
Date Listed: 6 June 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 110902
OS Grid Reference: NZ2395717648
OS Grid Coordinates: 423957, 517648
Latitude/Longitude: 54.5535, -1.6311
NZ 21 NW WALWORTH B6279
(North side, off)
5/130 Low Walworth Hall
Large house. Late C17-early C18 with C19 additions and alterations. Partly-
rendered coursed rubble; mid C19 rear addition dressed stone. Welsh slate
roofs and brick chimney stacks. Early C18 main block with late C17 rear wing
and C19 additions on left and left rear.
Garden front. 2-storey main block of 2 builds: 5 bays, and 2-bay section to
right of straight joint. 5-bay section roughly shaped quoins; central 6-panel
door in stone architrave with frieze and cornice; replaced sashes with wedge
lintels and projecting sills; blocked windows in end bays. 2-bay section: low
plinth and roughly-shaped quoins at right; similar sashes. Flat-coped parapet,
above band, with end ball finials. Steeply-pitched roof with coped gables.
Rebuilt end and ridge stacks. Set-back 2-storey bay on right, altered in C20,
has replaced sash, similar parapet with ball finial and steeply-pitched roof
with coped right gable. Slightly-lower, 2-storey, 2-bay addition on left of
main block, possibly former barn: 2 large mid-wall replaced sashes with wedge
lintels and projecting sills; blocked oval opening above, in header brick
surround, possibly former pitching eye. Flat-coped parapet with ball finial at
left. Steeply-pitched roof with coped left gable. Old brick external chimney
on left return.
2-storey gabled wing on rear of main block has two blocked, 2-light mullioned
windows. L-plan mid C19 wing, on right return of gabled wing, with sashes.
Interior: 2 ground-floor rooms with C18 cornices; 2-flight,dogleg staircase
with thin turned balusters and ramped square-section handrail.
Lean-to garage on left return and stone porch to left of gabled rear wing are
not of special interest.
Listing NGR: NZ2395717648
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Source: English Heritage
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