JOHN DUNCAN SCHOOL WYE HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1259375
Date first listed:
31-Jan-1997
Statutory Address:
JOHN DUNCAN SCHOOL WYE HOUSE, CORBAR ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
JOHN DUNCAN SCHOOL WYE HOUSE, CORBAR ROAD

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 05524 74159

Details

BUXTON

SK07SE CORBAR ROAD 616-1/2/30 (North West side) John Duncan School, Wye House

II

Formerly known as: Corbar Hill House CORBAR ROAD. Also known as: John Duncan School CORBAR STREET. Detached house. Late C19, minor C20 addition. Reputedly built for Ryder family. Rock-faced millstone grit with ashlar dressings. Mansard pavilion roofs of Westmoreland slate with stone stacks. STYLE: French Chateau. EXTERIOR: 2 storey plus attic. Plinth, ground floor lintel band, first-floor sill band and moulded eaves. Symmetrical 7-window front with taller 3-light central section. Central doorway in moulded ashlar door surround with double half-glazed 6-panel doors and above a segment headed plain sash in moulded ashlar surround topped by oval dormer with ashlar surround. Either side slightly projecting 2 storey tripartite plain sashes, those to upper floor segment headed topped with pavilion roofs and moulded ashlar gabled dormers with 2 sashes. Beyond set-back sections single plain sashes in moulded ashlar surrounds, those to upperfloor segment headed. Either side single 2 storey canted bay windows with plain sashes, those to upper floor segment headed, both outer bays topped with oval dormer windows in moulded ashlar surrounds. Returns have similar 2 storey canted bay windows, and plain sashes. INTERIOR: original staircase remains, and also some plasterwork. Built as Corbar Hill House, this building is not to be confused with Wye House (now Cavendish School and not included) built by Henry Currey 1862, also on Corbar Road.

Listing NGR: SK0552474159

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
462964
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.

End of official listing

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Date: 25 Jun 2003
Reference: IOE01/07964/26
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