The Beeches / Bakewell Precision Grinding Company Limited

4 May 2001
The Beeches, Matlock Street, Bakewell, Derbyshire Dales, Derbyshire
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Bakewell Precision Grinding Company Limited, Matlock Street, Bakewell, 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.


SK2168 MATLOCK STREET 831-1/4/124 (West side) 13/03/51 The Beeches (Formerly Listed as: MATLOCK STREET (West side) Bakewell Precision Grinding Co. Ltd.)


Villa, now offices. Early C19. Coursed sandstone with ashlar dressings; Welsh slate roof. Gothick style. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys, 3 bays with lower hipped-roof wing to rear-left corner. Symmetrical front with slight central projection; Large quoins. 6-panel double door and fanlight with intersecting tracery in pointed-arched surround with hoodmould. Outer bays and first floor have projecting stone sills to sashes with intersecting glazing bars in matching pointed-arched surrounds with hoodmoulds. Projecting eaves on pairs of shaped wooden brackets. Hipped roof with end stacks having diagonally-set flues with cornices (right end stack truncated). INTERIOR: entrance hall has reeded architraves with roundels. Original staircase with square rods to wreathed mahogany handrail. Front left room: fascia framing to plaster wall panels with paterae; frieze with husk garlands and Neo-classical female figures; more husk garlanding to the ceiling. The house is surrounded by a raised ashlar pavement.

Listing NGR: SK2181368324


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, Sandstone, Welsh Slate, Georgian Villa, Victorian Agriculture And Subsistence, Land Use Site, Domestic, House, Dwelling, Office, Unassigned, Building