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

Ordnance survey map of GROSVENOR MANSIONS NUMBERS 1, 2 AND 3
© Crown Copyright and database right 2019. All rights reserved. Ordnance Survey Licence number 100024900.
© British Crown and SeaZone Solutions Limited 2019. All rights reserved. Licence number 102006.006.
Use of this data is subject to Terms and Conditions.

The above map is for quick reference purposes only and may not be to scale. For a copy of the full scale map, please see the attached PDF - 1259389 .pdf

The PDF will be generated from our live systems and may take a few minutes to download depending on how busy our servers are. We apologise for this delay.

This copy shows the entry on 24-May-2019 at 10:35:33.

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

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

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
462935
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

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

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

Your Contributions

Do you know more about this entry?

The following information has been contributed by users volunteering for our Enriching The List project. For small corrections to the List Entry please see our Minor Amendments procedure.

The information and images below are the opinion of the contributor, are not part of the official entry and do not represent the official position of Historic England. We have not checked that the contributions below are factually accurate. Please see our terms and conditions. If you wish to report an issue with a contribution or have a question please email [email protected].