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CAVENDISH HOUSE

List Entry Summary

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

Name: CAVENDISH HOUSE

List entry Number: 1259419

Location

CAVENDISH HOUSE, 11, BROAD WALK

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Derbyshire

District: High Peak

District Type: District Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 31-Jan-1997

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 462923

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

BUXTON

SK0573SE BROAD WALK 616-1/4/9 (East side) No.11 Cavendish House

GV II

Villa or boarding house, now house. Mid C19. Possibly by Sir Joseph Paxton. Coursed millstone grit with ashlar dressings and Welsh slate hipped roof with stone stacks. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys. Chamfered plinth, ground and first-floor bands, first floor panelled impost band and deeply overhanging eaves supported on carved wooden brackets. Symmetrical front, 3-windows range with central round headed doorway in moulded ashlar surround with keystone, and 4-panel part glazed door and fanlight. Cavendish House is inscribed on the keystone. Either side are single canted stone bay windows with hipped leaded roofs, the central 2/2 sash of each round-headed and taller than the fixed sidelights, which are topped with ashlar panels. Above 3 round headed 2/2 sashes with flush surrounds and keystones. Returns, 2 windows with round headed 2/2 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 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: SK0562473223

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: SK 05624 73223

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