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Former Station Masters House at Matlock Station

A Grade II Listed Building in Matlock Town, Derbyshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.1381 / 53°8'17"N

Longitude: -1.5578 / 1°33'28"W

OS Eastings: 429680

OS Northings: 360197

OS Grid: SK296601

Mapcode National: GBR 58X.8Z0

Mapcode Global: WHCDP.1DG3

Entry Name: Former Station Masters House at Matlock Station

Listing Date: 16 February 1996

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1270993

English Heritage Legacy ID: 456537

Location: Matlock Town, Derbyshire Dales, Derbyshire, DE4

County: Derbyshire

District: Derbyshire Dales

Civil Parish: Matlock Town

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Matlock St Giles

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text

SK 26 SE MATLOCK DALE ROAD (OFF)
Matlock Bridge
668/10/10012
Former Station Masters
House at Matlock Station

II


Station Master's house at Matlock Station. c1850, with C20 alterations and additions. Attributed to Sir Joseph Paxton, for The Midland Railway Company. Regularly coursed squared gritstone blocks with ashlar dressings, some painted, and ashlar chimney stacks, one to the east gable, the other to the west side wall. Oversailing roof: covered in Welsh slate. L-plan house with enclosed rear courtyard. South elevation: 2 storeys, 3 bays with advanced gable to left, and with open entrance porch in the angle of the 2 ranges. Gable to left with tripartite ground floor window beneath a wide segmentally- arched head. 3 over 3 pane sash window to centre, side sashes without glazing bars .First floor window with arched head and 3 over 3 pane sash. Main range with hipped lean-to roof supported on a square stone column enclosing entrance doorway with a 2-panel door beneath a rectangular overlight. Above, a 3 over 3 pane sash beneath a flat lintel. To the right a matching window above a 3 over 3 pane ground floor sash with an arched head. All windows openings have projecting cills with bracket supports and dropped returns to the lintels. East gable with projecting chimney breast divided onto 2 flues by tall arched recess which ends at eaves level. Rear yard with attached enclosure wall, gabled above access doorway, and with half-round coping. Within yard, C19 single storey and C20 2 storey extensions. Interior: not inspected. History: the house forms part of the station complex developed by the Midland Railway Company on the route between Derby and Buxton.


Listing NGR: SK2968060197

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