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Carlisle House

A Grade II Listed Building in Buxton, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 53.2565 / 53°15'23"N

Longitude: -1.9166 / 1°54'59"W

OS Eastings: 405662

OS Northings: 373284

OS Grid: SK056732

Mapcode National: GBR HZ1S.VB

Mapcode Global: WHBBS.JDKT

Entry Name: Carlisle House

Listing Date: 31 January 1997

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1259385

English Heritage Legacy ID: 462931

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


616-1/4/14 (South East side)
Carlisle House


Villa or boarding house, now house. 1869. Possibly by Sir
Joseph Paxton for the Duke of Devonshire. Coursed millstone
grit with ashlar dressings and shallow hipped Welsh slate roof
and 2 stone stacks.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys and attics. Chamfered plinth and bracketed
eaves. Double fronted, 3-windows range. Central doorway with
pilaster surround and cornice inscribed CARLISLE HOUSE, and
double glazed doors and overlight. Above a 2/2 sash in a
moulded ashlar surround. Either side are single 2-storey
canted bay windows with hipped slate roofs and 2/2 plain
sashes. Above again 3 gabled through-eaves dormer windows with
a C20 window and two 2/2 sashes, below the central window a
raised datestone.
Right return, 3 windows with through-eaves gabled dormers and
a doorway to the right.
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 & Woolcott of London for the 7th Duke.
(The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Derbyshire:
Harmondsworth: 1953-1986: 117).

Listing NGR: SK0566273284

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