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Latitude: 53.2125 / 53°12'45"N
Longitude: -1.6768 / 1°40'36"W
OS Eastings: 421679
OS Northings: 368434
OS Grid: SK216684
Mapcode National: GBR 57S.NVF
Mapcode Global: WHCD7.6JS1
Entry Name: Old Town Hall the Buttermarket
Listing Date: 13 March 1951
Last Amended: 5 December 1997
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1246178
English Heritage Legacy ID: 468155
Location: Bakewell, Derbyshire Dales, Derbyshire, DE45
District: Derbyshire Dales
Civil Parish: Bakewell
Built-Up Area: Bakewell
Traditional County: Derbyshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire
Church of England Parish: Bakewell All Saints
Church of England Diocese: Derby
SK2168 KING STREET
831-1/4/120 (North West side)
13/03/51 Old Town Hall
(Formerly Listed as:
(North West side)
The Buttermarket or Old Town Hall)
Also known as: The Buttermarket KING STREET.
Town hall now shop. 1602 altered 1709; restored C20. Coursed
limestone with ashlar sandstone dressings; stone slate roof.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys, 2-window range. Wing to rear and attached
external steps on right return. Large quoins. Ground floor
with chamfered ashlar piers infilled by wood-mullioned windows
with leaded lights; studded door to right of central pier;
wooden lintels with 2 armorial crests.
First floor: central lead downpipe with rounded hopper;
restored 3-light chamfered, mullioned windows beneath
continuous dripmould. Ashlar copings to parapet and end
gables; end stack with bands to left; C19 bellcote at right
end has battered, quoined base. External steps to ground-floor
right have ashlar side walls. Right return: quoined doorway
flanked by 2-light windows. Ashlar rear wing has small 2-light
mullioned window and gable copings with roll finial.
Left return: short 2-light mullioned windows beneath flush
ashlar band and dripmould; 2 tie-rod plates; taller
first-floor windows beneath dripmould; lower eaves to rear.
INTERIOR: 2 large transverse beams with chamfer stops; oak
common joists to each end but removed from centre to allow for
C20 oak staircase. First floor: 2 principal-rafter trusses
with diagonal struts and collars; 2 purlins to each slope;
HISTORY: originally served as Town Hall on upper floor with St
John's Hospital beneath; after 1709 the almsmen were housed in
St John's Hospital almshouses to rear (South Church Street
qv); later served as Buttermarket and also as Lady Manners
(The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Derbyshire:
Harmondsworth: 1986-: 75).
Listing NGR: SK2167968434
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