THE ARGYLE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1259386

Date first listed: 31-Jan-1997

Statutory Address: 24, BROAD WALK

Statutory Address: THE ARGYLE, 25, BROAD WALK

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Location

Statutory Address: 24, BROAD WALK

Statutory Address: THE ARGYLE, 25, BROAD WALK

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 05516 72976

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Details

BUXTON

SK0572NE BROAD WALK 616-1/6/15 (South East side) Nos.24 AND 25 The Argyle (No.25)

GV II

Pair of semi-detached villas or boarding houses now house and residential home for the elderly. Mid C19. Possibly by Sir Joseph Paxton for the Duke of Devonshire. Coursed millstone grit rubble, with ashlar dressings. Welsh slate roof with 3 stone stacks. EXTERIOR: 3 storeys, double-fronted, 6-window range in all. Projecting boxed eaves supported on shaped modillion brackets. 6-window range; 1, 3, 4 and 6 to 2nd floor are of 3 lights with chamfered stone mullions. Ground floor of 6 bays. Entrances are in bays 2 and 5. They comprise part-glazed doors with similar side panels and shallow arched overlight, in moulded surround with prominent shaped keystone. Above the doors are 2/2 plain sashes. 2-storey canted bays flank main entrances; they are hipped to top, with moulding, have panelled aprons between the floors and shallow arched heads to lights. All windows (except side lights) are 2/2 sashes. 2nd floor has single 2/2 and tripartite sashes. Sill bands to 1st and 2nd floor and a lintel band to ground. Similar 2-window return. INTERIOR: not inspected. The Broad Walk comprises a series of Victorian villas and a walk overlooking the Pavilion Gardens originally laid out by Paxton c1850, though most of the surrounding houses were built by speculative developers. Some are reputed to be designed in detail by his pupil Edward Milner from 1871, and built by Saunders & Woolcott of London for the 7th Duke. (The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Derbyshire: Harmondsworth: 1953-1986: 117).



Listing NGR: SK0551672976

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Legacy System number: 462932

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Derbyshire, (1953), 117

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