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Description: The Walton Company
Date Listed: 28 February 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 319059
OS Grid Reference: SU1411829379
OS Grid Coordinates: 414118, 129379
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0636, -1.7999
No 69 (The Walton Canonry)
SU 1429 SW 5/6 28.2.52.
Built 1720. 3 storey. Deep rose coloured brick with stone bands at ground
and lst floor levels. Moulded stone cornice, tall parapet with stone coping,
plain stone corner pilasters, carried full height to top of parapet, and with
cornice broken over. Old tile roof with flanking chimneys. The main ground
floor approximately 6 ft above ground level and approached on east and west
fronts by a wide flight of 12 stone steps with plain wrought iron guard rails.
7 windows on 1st floor and 6 on ground floor all with rubbed brick arches
and keystones. Tall 6-panel central door with stone architrave surround, small
key block, stone frieze and cornice on carved console brackets with segmental
broken pediment-and central cartouche with supporting swags.
6 casements with C19 lights to lower ground floor.
Symmetrical flanking wings, 2 storeys of similar brick and old tile roofs
hipped at ends.
The west front is generally similar but with some old stonework in the walls.
The central door is glazed, and has a coved hood over with shell ornament
to soffit, supported on small brackets. The main ground floor windows have
Interior has good open string staircase and panelling. Earlier house on this
site occupied in 1697 by Isaac Walton son of the author of the "Complete Angler."
All the listed buildings in the Close form an outstanding group.
Listing NGR: SU1411629376
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Source: English Heritage
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