Former Station Masters House At Matlock Station

19 Jan 2001
Former Station Masters House At Matlock Station, Dale Road, Matlock Town, Derbyshire Dales, Derbyshire
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

SK 26 SE MATLOCK DALE ROAD (OFF) Matlock Bridge 668/10/10012 Former Station Masters House at Matlock Station


Station Master's house at Matlock Station. c1850, with C20 alterations and additions. Attributed to Sir Joseph Paxton, for The Midland Railway Company. Regularly coursed squared gritstone blocks with ashlar dressings, some painted, and ashlar chimney stacks, one to the east gable, the other to the west side wall. Oversailing roof: covered in Welsh slate. L-plan house with enclosed rear courtyard. South elevation: 2 storeys, 3 bays with advanced gable to left, and with open entrance porch in the angle of the 2 ranges. Gable to left with tripartite ground floor window beneath a wide segmentally- arched head. 3 over 3 pane sash window to centre, side sashes without glazing bars .First floor window with arched head and 3 over 3 pane sash. Main range with hipped lean-to roof supported on a square stone column enclosing entrance doorway with a 2-panel door beneath a rectangular overlight. Above, a 3 over 3 pane sash beneath a flat lintel. To the right a matching window above a 3 over 3 pane ground floor sash with an arched head. All windows openings have projecting cills with bracket supports and dropped returns to the lintels. East gable with projecting chimney breast divided onto 2 flues by tall arched recess which ends at eaves level. Rear yard with attached enclosure wall, gabled above access doorway, and with half-round coping. Within yard, C19 single storey and C20 2 storey extensions. Interior: not inspected. History: the house forms part of the station complex developed by the Midland Railway Company on the route between Derby and Buxton.

Listing NGR: SK2968060197


This is part of the Series: IOE01/2257 IOE Records taken by Julie Woodhouse; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Ms Julie Woodhouse. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Woodhouse, Julie

Rights Holder: Woodhouse, Julie


Ashlar, Gritstone (Sandstone), Welsh Slate, Georgian House, Victorian Monument (By Form), Domestic, Dwelling, Station Masters House, Transport Workers House, Wall, Barrier, Courtyard, Gardens Parks And Urban Spaces