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Dakin Cottage and Attached Garden Wall

A Grade II Listed Building in Buxton, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 53.2643 / 53°15'51"N

Longitude: -1.8931 / 1°53'35"W

OS Eastings: 407226

OS Northings: 374146

OS Grid: SK072741

Mapcode National: GBR HZ6P.YK

Mapcode Global: WHBBS.W6PW

Entry Name: Dakin Cottage and Attached Garden Wall

Listing Date: 31 January 1997

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1257798

English Heritage Legacy ID: 463431

Location: High Peak, Derbyshire, SK17

County: Derbyshire

District: High Peak

Town: High Peak

Electoral Ward/Division: Barms

Built-Up Area: Buxton

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Fairfield St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text


616-1/2/103 (South side)
Dakin Cottage and attached garden


Formerly known as: Fairfield Farm, Townend. WATERSWALLOWS
STREET Fairfield.
Farmhouse, now house. 1683, altered late C18 with C20
alterations. Coursed limestone rubble, with gritstone
dressings, stone slate roof with coped gables, kneelers, cross
finials and stone stacks.
PLAN: T-plan.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys. Quoins. South garden front has 3
irregular windows. Off-centre 3-light flush mullion window
with hood, to right two similar 2-light windows, to left a
4-light chamfered mullion window. Above central 4-light flush
mullion window with hood flanked by similar single 2-light
East gable front has 2-light chamfered mullion window to
right, and above central similar 3-light window. Beyond to
left single storey C20 addition with stone doorway, glazing
bar casement and 2 doors beyond.
North gabled front has two C20 casements and above a similar
West front has ashlar doorway with hood supported on brackets
and plank door, to left 3-light window in stone surround.
Above 2 similar 2-light windows. North return front has
blocked doorway to left with C20 2-light casement and 2-light
casement to right, above similar 2-light window and to left a
small circular opening.
INTERIOR: has at first floor roof truss visible with staggered
purlins, trenched into rafters. Beams to ground floor have
protruding pyramidal stops. Possible original square headed
fireplace survives to right-hand room. The left-hand unit
reached internally through a chamfered doorway.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached crenellated garden wall,
probably late C19, bears the Dakin crest (battleaxe in hand).

Listing NGR: SK0722674146

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