DRINKING WELL AT DEVONSHIRE ROYAL HOSPITAL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1259266
Date first listed:
31-Jan-1997
Statutory Address:
DRINKING WELL AT DEVONSHIRE ROYAL HOSPITAL, GEORGE STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
DRINKING WELL AT DEVONSHIRE ROYAL HOSPITAL, GEORGE STREET

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 05775 73610

Details

BUXTON

SK0573NE GEORGE STREET 616-1/3/34 (North side) Drinking Well at Devonshire Royal Hospital

GV II

Devonshire Hospital Drinking Well and Pump Room. 1882, renovated c1990. Tooled dressed gritstone and ashlar with ashlar dressings and Welsh slate roofs with square louvred vents to ridge. EXTERIOR: single storey. Plinth, flush ashlar quoins. Single bay south front has round headed doorway with 6-panel double doors and large fanlight with glazing bars and moulded inner arch. Outer arch linked by impost band with inscription to arch which reads, ST ANN'S WELL WATER PUMP ROOM/ FOR DEVONSHIRE HOSPITAL PATIENTS ONLY, all under open pedimented gable. West front has slightly projecting, off-centre, single bay with round headed windows in inner arch linked to round headed outer arch by impost band with inscription which reads, DEVONSHIRE HOSPITAL (over) DRINKING WELL AD 1882, all under open pedimented gable. Either side single 12-pane glazing bar windows, set back to left a further smaller glazing bar window. INTERIOR: not inspected but reputed to contain a pump that feeds the Devonshire Royal Hospital (qv).

Listing NGR: SK0577573610

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
463069
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

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Date: 25 Jun 2003
Reference: IOE01/07964/27
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