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Lightwood Ridge (Number 199) and Woodlea (Number 201)

A Grade II Listed Building in Buxton, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 53.2679 / 53°16'4"N

Longitude: -1.9175 / 1°55'2"W

OS Eastings: 405601

OS Northings: 374545

OS Grid: SK056745

Mapcode National: GBR HZ1N.N8

Mapcode Global: WHBBS.J443

Entry Name: Lightwood Ridge (Number 199) and Woodlea (Number 201)

Listing Date: 23 March 1981

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1259210

English Heritage Legacy ID: 463140

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


616-1/2/53 (West side)
23/03/81 Nos.199 AND 201
Lightwood Ridge (No.199) and Woodlea


2 houses. 1903-04, by Barry Parker and Raymond Unwin. Roughly
coursed millstone grit with ashlar dressings. Tiled roof with
overhanging eaves and moulded wooden barge boards plus brick
ridge 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 with above
a 3-light raking dormer window. Left gable has unusual corner
window with triangular bay and 2-light mullion window that
wraps around the corner, above a 3-light mullion window, over
2-light mullion basement window. Projecting right gable has
two 4-light mullion windows to each floor that wrap around the
Right return has off-centre doorway reached up 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 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: No.199 has many original features including an
inglenook fireplace in sitting room with raised hearth, copper
vent and copper firehood. There is a tiled fireplace surround
with built-in coal box and end settles. Recess for clock above
bressumer. Exposed ceiling joists and original doors remain,
some of the latter with moulded cornices, also panelling with
glazed top lights. The stairs have splat balusters. Upper
floors contain corner fireplaces, one with tiled surround, and
fitted cupboards, also washbasins by Shanks and Co, Scotland.
There is a glazed light well and the attic showed eaves that
are diagonally cross boarded.
No.201 interior not inspected.
(The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Derbyshire:
Harmondsworth: 1953-1986: 116).

Listing NGR: SK0560174545

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