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Mount Felix (Walton House)

  • Earlier Houses: An earlier house was demolished in the 1830s and replaced by Sir Charles Barry's house.

    House & Family History: During World War I Mount Felix was requisitioned for use as a 150-bed hospital and was used to primarily treat New Zealand servicemen.

  • Garden & Outbuildings: The Stables (extant) were converted into six houses in 1929, while the Clock House and the Coach House are today used as offices.

  • Architect: Charles Barry Sr.

    Date: 1836
    Designed: House for 5th Earl of Tankerville

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  • House Listed: Demolished

    Park Listed: Destroyed

  • Past Seat / Home of: SEATED AT FIRST HOUSE: Samuel Dicker, 18th century. SEATED AT SECOND HOUSE: Charles Bennett, 4th Earl of Tankerville, 1771-1822; Charles Bennet, 5th Earl of Tankerville, 1822-52. Ann Ingram, 1852-96. John Mason Cook, 1898-1905.

    Current Ownership Type: Demolished

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Demolished

  • House Open to Public: No

    Historic Houses Member: No