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16 AND 17, BROAD WALK

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: 16 AND 17, BROAD WALK

List entry Number: 1259423

Location

16 AND 17, 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: 462927

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History

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Details

BUXTON

SK0573SE BROAD WALK 616-1/4/10 (East side) Nos.16 AND 17

GV II

Pair of semi-detached villas or boarding houses, now 2 houses. Mid C19. Possibly by Sir Joseph Paxton for the Duke of Devonshire. Coursed millstone grit with ashlar dressings and shallow hipped Welsh slate roof with bracketed overhanging eaves and 3 stone stacks. EXTERIOR: 3 storeys. Raised quoins, chamfered plinth and first-floor sill band. Each a 3-window range. Double-fronted pair of houses each with a central doorway and part-glazed door and overlight in moulded pilaster surrounds with cornices, and above a segment headed 2/2 sash with keystone. Either side are single 2-storey canted bay windows with segment headed 2/2 and plain sashes and hipped slate roofs. Above again a single central 2/2 sash flanked by tripartite sashes. Left return, 2/2 sashes and a 2-storey wooden canted bay window to left with 2/2 and plain sashes. Right return, similar 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 were 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: SK0557473127

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: SK 05574 73127

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