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Westminster Hotel (Number 21) and Eton House (Number 22)

A Grade II Listed Building in Buxton, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 53.2544 / 53°15'15"N

Longitude: -1.9185 / 1°55'6"W

OS Eastings: 405534

OS Northings: 373045

OS Grid: SK055730

Mapcode National: GBR HZ1T.F3

Mapcode Global: WHBBS.HGNG

Entry Name: Westminster Hotel (Number 21) and Eton House (Number 22)

Listing Date: 31 January 1997

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1259384

English Heritage Legacy ID: 462930

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


616-1/4/13 (South East side)
Nos.21 AND 22
Westminster Hotel (No.21) and Eton
House (No.22)


Pair of semi-detached villas or boarding houses, now hotel and
house. Mid C19. Possibly by Sir Joseph Paxton for the Duke of
Devonshire. Coursed millstone grit with ashlar dressings and
shallow hipped Welsh slate roof with 3 stacks with moulded
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys: chamfered plinth, first-floor band,
first- and second-floor sill bands and bracketed eaves. Pair
of double fronted houses, 6-window range in all. Each has
central doorway with glazed door and overlight in painted
stone pilaster surround with flat hood. Above a single 2/2
sash to No.22 with a carved keystone. Either side are single
2-storey canted bay windows with hipped lead roofs and segment
headed 2/2 and plain sashes to No.22. Above again a central
smaller 2/2 sash flanked by single tripartite sashes.
Left return 2-window range with a 2-storey canted bay window
to left.
All windows to No.21 are C20 uPVC replacements.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
The Broad Walk comprises a series of Victorian villas and a
walk overlooking the Pavilion Gardens originally laid out by
Paxton c1850, though most of the surrounding houses were built
by speculative developers. Some are reputed to be designed in
detail by his pupil Edward Milner from 1871, and built by
Saunders & Wollcott of London for the 7th Duke.
(The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Derbyshire:
Harmondsworth: 1953-1986: 117).

Listing NGR: SK0553473045

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