NATURAL MINERAL BATHS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1257914
Date first listed:
25-Jan-1951
Statutory Address:
NATURAL MINERAL BATHS, THE CRESCENT

Map

Ordnance survey map of NATURAL MINERAL BATHS
© Crown Copyright and database right 2019. All rights reserved. Ordnance Survey Licence number 100024900.
© British Crown and SeaZone Solutions Limited 2019. All rights reserved. Licence number 102006.006.
Use of this data is subject to Terms and Conditions.

The above map is for quick reference purposes only and may not be to scale. For a copy of the full scale map, please see the attached PDF - 1257914 .pdf

The PDF will be generated from our live systems and may take a few minutes to download depending on how busy our servers are. We apologise for this delay.

This copy shows the entry on 20-Sep-2019 at 23:36:01.

Location

Statutory Address:
NATURAL MINERAL BATHS, THE CRESCENT

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:
Derbyshire
District:
High Peak (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SK 05756 73501

Details

BUXTON

SK0573NE THE CRESCENT 616-1/3/76 (South West side) 25/01/51 Natural Mineral Baths

GV II

Natural mineral baths, now tourist information centre. 1851-53, altered 1923-24. By Henry Currey. Ashlar gritstone with ashlar dressings and Welsh slate and part glazed roof. EXTERIOR: single storey. Street front, 5 windows arranged 1:3:1. Projecting central section has rusticated pilasters and between set back rusticated round arches topped with entablature and parapet inscribed NATURAL MINERAL BATHS. Central round headed doorway with double panel doors and fanlight, flanked by single round headed windows. Set back wings have pilasters and between set back rusticated round arches topped with entablature and balustrade, each has a single round headed window. All windows have early C20 glazing. INTERIOR: retains original layout. The entrance leads into foyer, to right central hall with stained glass roof light and rooms radiating off. To left of entrance access to source of the spa water. Also from foyer is access to tiled corridor with 2 baths leading off, male and female, both tiled and the latter bath rounded to end with 7 cast-iron columns with guilloche railing acting as supports to glazed skylight above. Changing rooms, one a communal room with wooden partitions and 3 small sunken individual baths are served by a pair of cubicles to each. A doorway, now blocked, once connected with the Old Hall. (The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Derbyshire: Harmondsworth: 1953-1986: 116; The Derbyshire Heritage series: Bower A: The Water Cure: Derby. Hall and Sons: 1985-: 12).



Listing NGR: SK0575673501

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
463309
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Derbyshire, (1953), 116
Bower, A, 'Derbyshire Heritage' in The Water Cure, (1985), 12

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

Images of England

Images of England was a photographic record of every listed building in England, created as a snap shot of listed buildings at the turn of the millennium. These photographs of the exterior of listed buildings were taken by volunteers between 1999 and 2008. The project was supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund.

Date: 18 Jun 2000
Reference: IOE01/01860/04
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr CA Packham. Source Historic England Archive
Archive image, may not represent current condition of site.
To view this image please use Firefox, Chrome, Safari, or Edge.

Your Contributions

Do you know more about this entry?

The following information has been contributed by users volunteering for our Enriching The List project. For small corrections to the List Entry please see our Minor Amendments procedure.

The information and images below are the opinion of the contributor, are not part of the official entry and do not represent the official position of Historic England. We have not checked that the contributions below are factually accurate. Please see our terms and conditions. If you wish to report an issue with a contribution or have a question please email [email protected].