PUMP ROOM

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1257920
Date first listed:
25-Jan-1951
Statutory Address:
PUMP ROOM, THE CRESCENT

Map

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Location

Statutory Address:
PUMP ROOM, 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 05815 73522

Details

BUXTON

SK0573NE THE CRESCENT 616-1/3/81 (South side) 25/01/51 Pump Room

GV II

Marked on the OS map as St Ann's Well. Pump room, later micrarium now pump room. 1894, domes removed 1912, converted late C20. By H Currey. Ashlar with ashlar dressings. Flat roof. PLAN: T-plan. EXTERIOR: single storey. Street front, 7 windows arranged 1:5:1. Central section has Tuscan Doric pilasters with entablature inscribed ST ANN'S WELL and balustrade, 5 round moulded arches with keystones and moulded imposts each with a single 2-light window with fanlight. Either side single slightly projecting rusticated square pavilions with pediments, each has a round moulded arch with keystone and moulded imposts containing C20 double doors and overlight. Similar articulation to side and rear facades of pavilions. Returns have 2 windows between rusticated piers with round moulded arches with keystones and moulded imposts containing 2-light windows with fanlights. Rear has curved wall with moulded parapet and 5 casement windows with a central 3-light window flanked by single light windows and flanked by 2-light windows. INTERIOR: retains open hall and many original features, such as the shallow tri-partite coved ceiling, plastered beams with decoration, marble pillars, plaster roundels, tiled floors, Art Nouveau glass, panelled doors with oval overlights. The pump or well reputed to survive in situ, in sunken basement to the rear of building. (The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Derbyshire: Harmondsworth: 1953-1986: 116).

Listing NGR: SK0581573522

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
463315
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Derbyshire, (1953), 116

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

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Date: 27 Jun 2003
Reference: IOE01/07964/36
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