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Cavanaleck (Number 195) and Overlaw (Number 197)

A Grade II Listed Building in Buxton, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 53.2677 / 53°16'3"N

Longitude: -1.9171 / 1°55'1"W

OS Eastings: 405628

OS Northings: 374523

OS Grid: SK056745

Mapcode National: GBR HZ1N.RB

Mapcode Global: WHBBS.J4B8

Entry Name: Cavanaleck (Number 195) and Overlaw (Number 197)

Listing Date: 23 March 1981

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1259206

English Heritage Legacy ID: 463136

Location: High Peak, Derbyshire, SK17

County: Derbyshire

District: High Peak

Town: High Peak

Electoral Ward/Division: Corbar

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

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 02/10/2015


Nos.195 AND 197
Cavanaleck (No.195) and Overlaw (No.197)

(Formerly listed as Cavanaleck (No.195) and Paul Dinsdale Associates (No.197))

2 houses. 1903-04, by Barry Parker and Raymond Unwin. Roughly coursed gritstone, with ashlar dressings. Tiled roofs with overhanging eaves and moulded wooden barge boards plus part rendered brick stack.
STYLE: Vernacular Revival.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys with attic and basement. Irregular, twin gabled, 4 window street front. Single-storey centre has 2 small 2-light mullion windows, over 2 basement doors, and above a 3-light raking dormer window. Left gable has a canted ground floor corner bay window of 4-lights, with single light window to right, and above a 3-light mullion window. Projecting right gable has two 4-light mullion windows to each floor that wrap around the corners. Right return has off-centre doorway reached by steps and recessed within an arched opening with angled sides plus a part glazed plank door with iron studs. Above a 4-light mullion window, and to right a 2 storey projecting gable wing with two 4-light mullion windows to each floor that wrap around the corners. Above in the main gable a further 4-light mullion window. Left return has similar fenestration. All windows have square leaded casements.
INTERIOR: reputed to have many of the original features. These include: exposed ceiling joists to sitting room and inglenook with stone fireplace with copper hood and settles, bookshelves above; recess for clock above bressumer: plain staircase with solid timber string and full height newels. Art Nouveau influence in design of window furniture.

(The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Derbyshire: Harmondsworth: 1953-1986: 116).

Listing NGR: SK0562874523

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