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Drinking Well at Devonshire Royal Hospital

A Grade II Listed Building in High Peak, Derbyshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.2595 / 53°15'34"N

Longitude: -1.9149 / 1°54'53"W

OS Eastings: 405775

OS Northings: 373610

OS Grid: SK057736

Mapcode National: GBR HZ2R.78

Mapcode Global: WHBBS.KBCK

Entry Name: Drinking Well at Devonshire Royal Hospital

Listing Date: 31 January 1997

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1259266

English Heritage Legacy ID: 463069

Location: High Peak, Derbyshire, SK17

County: Derbyshire

District: High Peak

Town: High Peak

District Council Ward: Buxton Central

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Buxton with Burbage and King Sterndale

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text


BUXTON

SK0573NE GEORGE STREET
616-1/3/34 (North side)
Drinking Well at Devonshire Royal
Hospital

GV II

Devonshire Hospital Drinking Well and Pump Room. 1882,
renovated c1990. Tooled dressed gritstone and ashlar with
ashlar dressings and Welsh slate roofs with square louvred
vents to ridge.
EXTERIOR: single storey. Plinth, flush ashlar quoins. Single
bay south front has round headed doorway with 6-panel double
doors and large fanlight with glazing bars and moulded inner
arch. Outer arch linked by impost band with inscription to
arch which reads, ST ANN'S WELL WATER PUMP ROOM/ FOR
DEVONSHIRE HOSPITAL PATIENTS ONLY, all under open pedimented
gable.
West front has slightly projecting, off-centre, single bay
with round headed windows in inner arch linked to round headed
outer arch by impost band with inscription which reads,
DEVONSHIRE HOSPITAL (over) DRINKING WELL AD 1882, all under
open pedimented gable. Either side single 12-pane glazing bar
windows, set back to left a further smaller glazing bar
window.
INTERIOR: not inspected but reputed to contain a pump that
feeds the Devonshire Royal Hospital (qv).


Listing NGR: SK0577573610

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