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Grosvenor House Hotel

A Grade II Listed Building in High Peak, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 53.2575 / 53°15'26"N

Longitude: -1.9155 / 1°54'55"W

OS Eastings: 405732

OS Northings: 373390

OS Grid: SK057733

Mapcode National: GBR HZ2R.2Z

Mapcode Global: WHBBS.KD22

Entry Name: Grosvenor House Hotel

Listing Date: 31 January 1997

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1259417

English Heritage Legacy ID: 462921

Location: High Peak, Derbyshire, SK17

County: Derbyshire

District: High Peak

Town: High Peak

Electoral Ward/Division: Buxton Central

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


616-1/4/17 (South East side)
Grosvenor House Hotel


Villa or boarding house now hotel. Mid C19, extended late C19
altered C20. Possibly by Sir Joseph Paxton. Dressed millstone
grit with ashlar dressings. Welsh slate roof, moulded stone
stacks and over-hanging eaves on prominent wooden brackets.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys and attics with single storey extension to
left. Plinth, impost and sill bands. Main front has 3 windows
with central segment headed doorway with 4 panel door and
overlight, chamfered surround with carved imposts and
keystone, and above a segment headed plain sash in similar
surround. To left a 2 storey canted bay window with segment
headed plain sashes and hipped slate roof. To right a similar
single storey canted bay window with flat roof, and above a
single segment headed plain sash with carved impost and
keystone. Above in gables on either side a round headed sash
with prominent keystone.
Single storey flat roofed extension to left with segment
headed doorway to right with 4 panel door and overlight in
flat ashlar surround with keystone and flat hood. To left a
pair of segment headed plain sashes in similar surrounds with
beyond canted corner with similar pair of sashes.
Rear: irregular asymmetrical, containing some round headed
windows. Brick extension.
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 former pupil Edward Milner from 1871, and built
by Saunders & Woolcott for the 7th Duke.
(Kelly's Directories: Buxton: 1869-).

Listing NGR: SK0573273390

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