GROSVENOR MANSIONS NUMBERS 1, 2 AND 3

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1259389

Date first listed: 31-Jan-1997

Statutory Address: GROSVENOR MANSIONS NUMBERS 1, 2 AND 3, BROAD WALK

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: GROSVENOR MANSIONS NUMBERS 1, 2 AND 3, 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 05685 73316

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History

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Details

BUXTON

SK0573SE BROAD WALK 616-1/4/7 (East side) Grosvenor Mansions, Nos.1, 2 and 3

GV II

Row of 3 villas or boarding houses, now houses. Mid C19. Possibly by Sir Joseph Paxton for the Duke of Devonshire. Rock-faced millstone grit with ashlar dressings and Welsh slate roofs with stone stacks. EXTERIOR: 3 storeys plus attics and basement. Chamfered plinth, first-floor band, ground and first-floor sill bands and flush quoins. Symmetrical front, 9-window range. Central doorway with projecting pilaster porch with Ionic columns in antis and moulded cornice plus a glazed door with overlight, and above a plain sash. Flanked by pairs of 2-storey canted bay windows with plain sashes and hipped lead roofs. Flanked again by single doorways with pilaster surrounds and moulded cornices with glazed doors and overlights, and above single plain sashes. Flanked at either end by further single 2-storey canted windows. Above 9 segment headed plain sashes, and above again 9 gables each with a smaller segment headed plain sash. Basement openings to each bay window, and steps up to each doorway. Left and right returns 2 window with plain sashes. 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 former pupil Edward Milner from 1871, and built by Sanders & Woolcott of London for the 7th Duke. (The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Derbyshire: Harmondsworth: 1953-1986: 117).



Listing NGR: SK0568573316

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Sources

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

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