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Haig House with Attached Steps and Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Bakewell, Derbyshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.214 / 53°12'50"N

Longitude: -1.676 / 1°40'33"W

OS Eastings: 421733

OS Northings: 368592

OS Grid: SK217685

Mapcode National: GBR 57S.H2W

Mapcode Global: WHCD7.7G5Z

Entry Name: Haig House with Attached Steps and Railings

Listing Date: 13 March 1951

Last Amended: 5 December 1997

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1148018

English Heritage Legacy ID: 468055

Location: Bakewell, Derbyshire Dales, Derbyshire, DE45

County: Derbyshire

District: Derbyshire Dales

Civil Parish: Bakewell

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Bakewell All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text


BAKEWELL

SK2168 BATH STREET
831-1/4/25 (South side)
13/03/51 Haig House with attached steps and
railings
(Formerly Listed as:
BATH STREET
(South side)
Bath House (Royal British Legion
H.Q.) Steps and Iron Railings to
Bath House)

GV II

House with attached steps and railings and containing natural
spring bathing pool; now Royal British Legion Club. 1697 for
the Duke of Rutland; pool vaulted over in 1705; later
additions and alterations; early C19 side wings.
Deeply-coursed sandstone and coursed limestone; stone slate,
concrete tile and Welsh slate roofs.
EXTERIOR: original L-shaped house of 3 storeys and attic with
infilled angle; elongated 2-storey side wing across west side
with single-storey wing attached. C17 part has large quoins;
shaped kneelers with ball finials and chamfered gable copings.
Entrance front: 6-panel door approached by 4 stone steps with
curved handrails on mid C19 Neo-classical, cast-iron
balustrade panels. 2-light double-chamfered mullioned window
on left has leaded lights; single-light stair window. Rebuilt
gable with band linking the kneelers. Single bay to right of
gable has 2-light chamfered mullioned windows to each floor
and a parapet.
Left return: gable to left with large round-arched 3-light
window with transom (lighting the pool); altered window above
on left and chamfered single-light window to right; renewed
2-light window to attic. To right of gable a chamfered 2-light
window to ground floor, altered window above then a
square-faced 2-light mullioned window.
2-storey side on left projects and has an open-fronted rustic
porch with 4-panelled door in tufa-lined recess beneath
fish-scale, stone-slated canopy. Both gable ends of 2-storey
wing have 2-light mullioned windows.
INTERIOR: original open-well staircase with square newels
having moulded caps; balustrade boxed in except in attic which
has exposed turned balusters (newels of staircase supported on
inserted props). Round-arched vault over bath measuring
approximately 10mx5m; 2 flights of stone steps into the pool;
iron handrails.


Listing NGR: SK2173368592

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