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Description: Eyot House
Date Listed: 1 August 1973
English Heritage Building ID: 286709
OS Grid Reference: TQ0764466004
OS Grid Coordinates: 507644, 166004
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3829, -0.4546
TQ 06 NE BOROUGH OF ELMBRIDGE D'OYLEY CARTE ISLAND
(Off Walton Lane)
Walton on Thames
1/132a Eyot House
1.8.73 (Formerly listed
under Walton Lane,
House, now divided. Circa 1890. Whitewashed brick below, roughcast above with
plain tiled, hipped main roof and tall, star shaped stacks. Swiss Chalet style.
2 storeys and attic in round domed, tile hung dormer to left, hipped dormer to
right and half- hipped dormer with diagonal wooden braces. 6 casement windows
across the first floor, two to left in projecting break , 2 to right under half-
hipped break. Wooden gallery across the centre of the first floor on arched,
braced posts with wooden handrail above. Doubled, half-glazed doors to right of
centre under pentice roof porch with centre half hip on wooden posts. Left and
right hand return fronts with gallery continued across the first floor on braced
The house was originally built as a hotel by Richard D'Oyley Carte, manager of
the Savoy Opera Company, used as his residence and weekend rehearsal retreat for
the opera company.
Listing NGR: TQ0764466004
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Source: English Heritage
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