History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

Numbers 1, 2 and 3 Old Hall Cottages (Foxes Yard)

A Grade II Listed Building in Buxton, Derbyshire

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »
Street View
Contributor Photos »

Street View is the best available vantage point looking, if possible, towards the location of the building. In some locations, Street View may not give a view of the actual building, or may not be available at all. Where it is not available, the satellite view is shown instead.


Latitude: 53.2636 / 53°15'48"N

Longitude: -1.8984 / 1°53'54"W

OS Eastings: 406871

OS Northings: 374069

OS Grid: SK068740

Mapcode National: GBR HZ5P.ST

Mapcode Global: WHBBS.T75D

Entry Name: Numbers 1, 2 and 3 Old Hall Cottages (Foxes Yard)

Listing Date: 25 January 1951

Last Amended: 31 January 1997

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1257863

English Heritage Legacy ID: 463375

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

Find accommodation in

Listing Text


SK07SE THE FRONT, Fairfield
616-1/2/100 (South side)
25/01/51 Nos.1, 2 AND 3 Old Hall Cottages
(Foxes Yard)
(Formerly Listed as:
THE FRONT, Fairfield
Old Hall Cottages (3) (Fox's Yard))


House divided into 3 cottages, now 2 cottages. 1687, with C19
and C20 alterations. Whitewashed coursed rubble, with ashlar
gritstone dressings and C20 tiled roof with various stone
PLAN: hall, cross wing and rear wing, with single storey
lean-to added between wings.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys. Quoins. South front 6 irregular windows
arranged 1:5, with projecting gable to left. Gable has 2-light
window on each floor and doorway to right with C20 door, all
with Tudor hoodmoulds. To right 3-light chamfered mullion
window, doorway with chamfered ashlar surround and deep
lintel, 4-light chamfered mullion window with central mullion
removed, projecting gabled brick porch and single light fire
window beyond. Above 4-light chamfered mullion window with
central mullion removed and to right a similar single light
window. To left a similar tiny 2-light window and 2 windows
West front has central doorway with ashlar surround and to
right single light window in similar surround, above 2-light
window and to right single light window.
North front has C20 central single storey range flanked by
2-storey gabled cross wings. Central range has central door
and flanking 2-light windows.
Right cross wing has 4-light chamfered mullion window with
Tudor hoodmould and above similar window with outer lights
blocked and whitewashed over and central mullion removed.
Left cross wing has a restored 2-light mullion window and to
right ashlar doorway with quoined jambs and C20 door and above
C20 2-light window and to right 2-light window with ashlar
Almost all windows have C20 diamond leaded metal frame
INTERIOR: of No.1 has fine segmental, chamfered arched stone
fireplace, approximately 2m high, with domed bread oven to
left. Some of original roof timbers of main range re-used
within C20 lean-to.
(The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Derbyshire:
Harmondsworth: 1953-1986: 214).

Listing NGR: SK0687174069

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

Selected Sources

Source links go to a search for the specified title at Amazon. Availability of the title is dependent on current publication status. You may also want to check AbeBooks, particularly for older titles.

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.