Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1148033

Date first listed: 10-Jun-1986



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County: Derbyshire

District: Derbyshire Dales (District Authority)

Parish: Bakewell

National Park: PEAK DISTRICT

National Grid Reference: SK 21821 67509


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SK26NW BURTON CLOSE DRIVE 831-1/2/37 (North side) 10/06/86 Burton Closes Mews


Mews to Burton Closes (qv) formerly stables, coach house and houses, now 6 dwellings. c1856-58 with mid C20 alterations. By TD Barry of Liverpool for William Allcard. Coursed rock-faced sandstone with ashlar dressings; blue tile roof with shaped-tile bands. Vernacular style with Gothic Revival features to match the house. EXTERIOR: one and 2 storeys and attics on 3 sides of a paved yard with axial entries through the east and west sides. A prominent clock tower with spire above the west arch of the east side entry. The south side of the yard closed by a wall and a minor range; in the centre a square low-walled feature probably the horse pond but now a garden. Attached to north-west corner of the range is a small single-storey outbuilding formerly the cold dairy. The clock tower has a single transomed light to the first-floor stage above the archway. Inset clock chamber with short offset angle buttresses beneath corbel table which carried a continuous arcade of blind trefoils. Pyramidal spire with louvred lucarnes and weather-vane. Elevations of the east range to each side of the carriageway have irregular fenestration of 2 and 3-light casements: 5 hipped dormers on the east roof slope and a half-hipped dormer with an arched window to either side of tower on the west side; several arched doorways. The north range has similar irregular fenestration, arched doorways and catslide dormers. On the west side of the yard is a central archway surmounted by a crow-step gable with finial. To each side of arch is a house planned symmetrically about the axis of the yard: each house of 2 bays towards the yard with 2 cross-windows to ground floor and two 2-light windows with arched heads under half-hipped dormers. On west elevation each house has a half-hipped cross wing at either end with similar fenestration; in the angles are open timber porches under lean-to roofs. Gablets to chamfered gable copings; projecting end stacks with trefoils towards the archway, opposite end stacks less decorative. Most casement frames C20 but mostly in original openings.

Doors have ornamental wrought-iron strap hinges. Carriageway gates of timber with friezes of quatrefoils below the top rails. Cold dairy outbuilding has original door pierced by quatrefoils and coped gable with quatrefoil. INTERIOR: not inspected.

Listing NGR: SK2182167509


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