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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1257991
English Heritage Legacy ID: 463215
Location: High Peak, Derbyshire, SK17
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
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
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