The Crescent, Natural Baths And Pump Room

The Crescent, Natural Baths And Pump Room, Buxton, High Peak, Derbyshire SK17 6BH View on map

The grade I Crescent was built between 1780-89. It was designed by John Carr and was the centrepiece of the 5th Duke of Devonshire's plans to establish a fashionable Georgian spa town in Buxton. The Natural Baths were built in 1853 to the design of Henry Currey, architect to the 7th Duke of Devonshire. The building sits over Buxton's thermal natural mineral water spring where water emerges at 28C. The Pump Room, where the public went to 'take the waters', was built in 1894 - again to the design of Henry Currey. Both are grade II listed buildings. Following extensive restoration the Buxton Crescent Hotel and Thermal Spa will open to guests in 2020. The Buxton Crescent Heritage Experience will open at the same time. The Pump Room and Visitor Centre is already open to the public and free to access. It also hosts the Tourist Information Centre.

Contact

  • Grant Recipient

    Derbyshire County Council and High Peak Borough Council and The Buxton Crescent Hotel and Thermal Spa Company Ltd
  • Contact for access

    Ms Emma Alexander

Opening Arrangements

⚠️ Coronavirus: We do not expect any grant-aided properties to be open at the current time.