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1-6, the Square

A Grade II* Listed Building in Buxton, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 53.2586 / 53°15'30"N

Longitude: -1.9157 / 1°54'56"W

OS Eastings: 405719

OS Northings: 373512

OS Grid: SK057735

Mapcode National: GBR HZ2R.1L

Mapcode Global: WHBBS.JCZ7

Entry Name: 1-6, the Square

Listing Date: 25 January 1951

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1257843

English Heritage Legacy ID: 463392

Location: High Peak, Derbyshire, SK17

County: Derbyshire

District: High Peak

Town: High Peak

Electoral Ward/Division: Buxton Central

Built-Up Area: Buxton

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Buxton with Burbage and King Sterndale

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text


616-1/3/85 (East side)
25/01/51 Nos.1-6 (Consecutive)


Six apartments, now offices and flats. 1803-06, with C20
alterations. By John White. Ashlar gritstone with ashlar
dressings and Westmoreland slate hipped roof with grouped
stone stacks with caps.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys. First-floor band and eaves band with
moulded cornice. Main, north-west front has 16 windows. Ground
floor has open arcade of 16 round arches with impost blocks,
inner set back 14-window facade has 3 irregularly placed
doorways with 6 panel doors with original door fittings and
overlights, plus 11 glazing bar sashes. Above 16 glazing bar
sashes, and above again 16 smaller glazing bar sashes, one
blind. South-west front has 10 windows, identical to
north-west front though with 2 doors and 7 windows to set back
ground floor.
North-east side also has 10 windows, identical to north-west
side, though with a single door and 8 windows to set back
ground floor, upper floors also have various blind windows.
Rear extended and altered late C20.
INTERIOR: of Nos 4 & 6 retain central hall with staircase
rising from rear. Folding shutters survive to the first floor
rear of No.4. Doors are in moulded surrounds.
(Hall I: Georgian Buxton: Chapel- en le Frith: 1984-: 40).

Listing NGR: SK0571973512

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