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The Swan Public House

A Grade II Listed Building in Buxton, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 53.254 / 53°15'14"N

Longitude: -1.9154 / 1°54'55"W

OS Eastings: 405739

OS Northings: 373002

OS Grid: SK057730

Mapcode National: GBR HZ2T.37

Mapcode Global: WHBBS.KG3R

Entry Name: The Swan Public House

Listing Date: 25 January 1951

Last Amended: 31 January 1997

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1259407

English Heritage Legacy ID: 462910

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


616-1/4/50 (South side)
25/01/51 The Swan Public House
(Formerly Listed as:
White Swan Hotel)


Formerly known as: The Shoulder of Mutton CHURCH STREET.
Includes: The Swan Public House HIGH STREET.
Includes: The Swan Public House CHURCH STREET.
Public house, Late C18, altered and extended C19 and C20.
Limestone with ashlar dressings and slate roof and stone
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys. Bath Road front has 3 irregular windows
and 3 irregular gables, the central one slightly recessed and
the outer ones broader with coping and kneelers. Off-centre
doorway with narrow overlight and to right a 2/1 sash, then
another doorway with overlight and a plain sash. Above central
4-light cross casement with small plain sash to left and large
bowed 5-light cross casement. Above again 3 different plain
Church Street front has 3 irregular windows. Off-centre
doorway with C20 glazed door and ashlar surround with hood
with to right 3-light casement with ashlar surround and
mullions. To left 2 single light casements in ashlar
surrounds. Above door a 2-light casement, blank to right, with
tiny window to left and plain sash beyond. Above again 3 plain
Rear: separately roofed elements; the gable to left with
catslide roof and several blocked openings, the gable end to
right with coping and kneelers at eaves level.
INTERIOR: much altered.
This building is in an important position closing the south
end of High Street.
(Leach J: The Story of Buxton: 1990-).

Listing NGR: SK0573973002

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