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Paxton Suite and Attached Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in High Peak, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 53.2583 / 53°15'29"N

Longitude: -1.918 / 1°55'4"W

OS Eastings: 405570

OS Northings: 373475

OS Grid: SK055734

Mapcode National: GBR HZ1R.KQ

Mapcode Global: WHBBS.HCXH

Entry Name: Paxton Suite and Attached Railings

Listing Date: 4 October 1988

Last Amended: 31 January 1997

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1257991

English Heritage Legacy ID: 463215

Location: High Peak, Derbyshire, SK17

County: Derbyshire

District: High Peak

Town: High Peak

Electoral Ward/Division: Corbar

Built-Up Area: Buxton (High Peak)

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


SK0573SE ST JOHN'S ROAD, Pavilion Gardens
616-1/4/107 (South side)
04/10/88 Paxton Suite and attached railings
(Formerly Listed as:
ST JOHN'S ROAD, Pavilion Gardens
The Play House)


Theatre, now conference centre. 1889, altered c1930 and c1980.
By WR Bryden. Narrow coursed millstone grit with ashlar
dressings and hipped Welsh slate roof with central louvred
EXTERIOR: single storey. Sill band. North street front, 6
windows arranged 1:4:1, divided and articulated by rusticated
Doric pilasters topped by moulded entablature with parapet
surmounted by 4 ball and 2 urn shaped finials. The end bays
are slightly advanced and are surmounted by prominent ornate
shaped gables topped with open pediments containing pointed
finials. The gables have oval panels with keystones and
central carving flanked by pilasters. The entrance doors at
either end have central doors with sidelights and overlight in
moulded and shouldered surrounds topped with segmental
pediments. Right doorway no longer in use. Between 4 blocked
windows all with moulded surrounds and pediments.
Beyond to right altered 2 storey wing, with C20 entrance and
above 2 small windows. Beyond again a 4 window wing with
altered C20 casements.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: basement entrance protected by attached
spearhead railings to front.

Listing NGR: SK0557073475

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

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