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The Savoy Hotel

A Grade II Listed Building in Buxton, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 53.2576 / 53°15'27"N

Longitude: -1.9151 / 1°54'54"W

OS Eastings: 405759

OS Northings: 373405

OS Grid: SK057734

Mapcode National: GBR HZ2R.5Y

Mapcode Global: WHBBS.KC8Z

Entry Name: The Savoy Hotel

Listing Date: 21 December 1970

Last Amended: 31 January 1997

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1259256

English Heritage Legacy ID: 463102

Location: High Peak, Derbyshire, SK17

County: Derbyshire

District: High Peak

Town: High Peak

Electoral Ward/Division: Buxton Central

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


616-1/4/42 No.1
21/12/70 The Savoy Hotel
(Formerly Listed as:
Savoy Hotel (South Wing))


Hotel, now 6 flats and 2 suites of offices. Early C19, with
C20 alterations and extension to rear. Dressed and ashlar
millstone grit with ashlar dressings and hipped Welsh slate
roof with tall stone stacks.
EXTERIOR: 4 and 3 storeys, asymmetrical curved 7-window front
Plinth, first-, second- and third-floor sill bands. Bracketed
eaves.arranged 4:2:1. Projecting 4-window range to left has
curved corners containing broad outer windows. Central 2
windows have segment heads with keystones in rusticated ground
floor, curved outer windows have flat heads. First floor has 2
windows in segmental arches with moulded impost, curved outer
windows have panels above. Second floor has 2 windows in
shouldered flush ashlar surrounds linked at impost level,
curved outer windows have panels above. Third floor has 2
round headed in flat headed surrounds with patera, curved
outer windows each have a narrow pair of sashes.
Left return, 3 windows, has blank panels to ground floor and
an ashlar canted bay window to left with C20 casements. Above
to left a 3 storey wooden canted bay window with lead roof and
to right 2 windows to each floor those to first in curved
topped surrounds, those above in shouldered surrounds and
those to top floor in round headed surrounds. Above 2 gables
with open pedimented tops.
Right return, has set-back 2 window entrance with projecting
porch to left with round arches supported on column and 2
pilasters with moulded cornice and plain parapet . Above a
single sash to each floor similar to left block. To right a
pair of plain sashes to each floor in slightly projecting
surround similar to left block, except third floor which has
flat headed sashes and a circular window in the gable. To
right a slightly set-back curved 3 storey, 1 window section
has a pair of sashes to ground floor and single sashes above.
Irregular plain fenestration to flat facade beyond.
INTERIOR: altered and subdivided.

Listing NGR: SK0575973405

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

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