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Garden Wall and Gate Piers at Milford House Hotel

A Grade II Listed Building in Bakewell, Derbyshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.2156 / 53°12'56"N

Longitude: -1.6766 / 1°40'35"W

OS Eastings: 421690

OS Northings: 368778

OS Grid: SK216687

Mapcode National: GBR 57S.GXM

Mapcode Global: WHCD7.6FVP

Entry Name: Garden Wall and Gate Piers at Milford House Hotel

Listing Date: 20 May 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1247273

English Heritage Legacy ID: 468174

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 MILL STREET
831-1/4/135 (East side)
20/05/74 Garden Wall and gate piers at
Milford House Hotel

GV II

Gate piers and garden wall. Probably early C19. Limestone and
sandstone rubble with brick facing towards the garden of
Milford House Hotel (qv); ashlar gate piers and copings. Wall
approximately 75m in length forming north boundary to drive
and gardens of the hotel. Outer and inner gate piers at west
end.
Gate piers: outer piers have plinths to square shafts with
punched panels and pyramidal caps; the inner piers at entrance
to garden front are more elaborate having ashlar caps with
gablets and small ball finials.
Wall: approximately 20m of wall on north side of drive between
the 2 pairs of gatepiers; triangular copings. At the inner
piers the wall steps up to over 2m in height and has flat
copings and also becomes serpentine for its remaining lenght.
Forms an important element in the garden setting of the
Milford House Hotel (qv).


Listing NGR: SK2169068778

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