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Cheshire Cheese Public House and Attached Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in High Peak, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 53.2541 / 53°15'14"N

Longitude: -1.915 / 1°54'53"W

OS Eastings: 405770

OS Northings: 373017

OS Grid: SK057730

Mapcode National: GBR HZ2T.66

Mapcode Global: WHBBS.KGBN

Entry Name: Cheshire Cheese Public House and Attached Railings

Listing Date: 25 January 1951

Last Amended: 31 January 1997

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1259232

English Heritage Legacy ID: 463120

Location: High Peak, Derbyshire, SK17

County: Derbyshire

District: High Peak

Town: High Peak

Electoral Ward/Division: Buxton Central

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


616-1/4/45 (East side)
25/01/51 Nos.37 AND 39
Cheshire Cheese Public House and
attached railings
(Formerly Listed as:
Cheshire Cheese Inn)


Coaching inn ,now public house. c1787, with C19 and C20
alterations. Dressed stone to front, the right-hand block with
mock rusticated ashlar, with ashlar dressings. The rear is of
uncoursed rubble with gritstone dressings. Welsh slate roof
and stone stacks.
EXTERIOR: 2-storey, 6-window street front arranged 1:2:3.
Slightly later right section higher with rusticated ashlar
facade. Single canted bay window to left with glazing bar
sashes and splat balustrade, above 3 glazing sashes in painted
ashlar surrounds. Left block, single storey to left with pair
of plain sashes in ashlar surrounds, to right a very large 9
window semi-circular bay window topped with splat baluster,
beyond to right a projecting glazed porch and to left a single
2/2 sash with painted surround. Above 2 similar sashes.
Right return canted with single plank door and similar plain
sash above.
Rear, 5 window irregular elevation set-back to left. Central
doorway with plank door, to left a 3-light window, a C20
casement, a small blocked opening and a plank door. To right a
3-light casement with glazing bars and beyond a plank door and
glazing bar window. Above off-centre pair of 6-pane sashes,
flanked by 2 similar sashes all with painted lintels.
INTERIOR: much altered inserted moulded stone fireplace with
decorative spandrels to lower room. Beams exposed to main
left-hand range, one with rough chamfering. Pegged tie beams
to 1st floor; the central section cut through to form
corridor: side purlins also evident. This block has vaulted
stone cellaring.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: ornate iron railing to front with
fleur-de-lys and urn topped uprights also square section
railing with acorn posts.
(Leach John: The Book Of Buxton: Leicester: 1987-).

Listing NGR: SK0577073017

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