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Lodge and Gate to Devonshire Royal Hospital

A Grade II Listed Building in High Peak, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 53.2604 / 53°15'37"N

Longitude: -1.9162 / 1°54'58"W

OS Eastings: 405685

OS Northings: 373716

OS Grid: SK056737

Mapcode National: GBR HZ1Q.YY

Mapcode Global: WHBBS.J9QT

Entry Name: Lodge and Gate to Devonshire Royal Hospital

Listing Date: 31 January 1997

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1259326

English Heritage Legacy ID: 463000

Location: High Peak, Derbyshire, SK17

County: Derbyshire

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

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Listing Text


616-1/3/68 (South West side)
Lodge and gate to Devonshire Royal


Lodge and gate piers. 1868, with C20 additions. Built for the
Trustees of the Devonshire Hospital. Ashlar with ashlar
dressings and slate roofs. Single stone stack. Chamfered
plinth. Deep moulded eaves with brackets.
PLAN: T-plan.
EXTERIOR: single storey. South-east gable front has deeply
moulded open pediment with brackets and single 3-light window
with central round arched light with keystone flanked by
columns and lower and narrower round arched lights, all with
plain sashes and projecting sill on brackets.
South- west and north-east gable fronts each have a single
2-light window with round arched lights with keystones, both
with plain sashes and projecting sills on brackets.
Set back in eastern return a corner porch with 2 round arches
with keystones supported on square column and blocked doorway.
Attached low wall with chamfered coping and 2 tall square gate
piers with chamfered bases and moulded tops surmounted by iron
lanterns with glass globes.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
HISTORY: in 1859 half the former Stables to the Crescent were
donated to the poor by the 6th Duke of Devonshire, the
Devonshire Hospital was founded here in 1868 when the 7th Duke
conveyed the building to the Trustees together with the
Pleasure Grounds.
Included for group value with the Royal Devonshire Hospital.

Listing NGR: SK0568573716

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

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