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Latitude: 53.2573 / 53°15'26"N
Longitude: -1.9157 / 1°54'56"W
OS Eastings: 405718
OS Northings: 373364
OS Grid: SK057733
Mapcode National: GBR HZ2S.12
Mapcode Global: WHBBS.JDY8
Entry Name: The Chequers
Listing Date: 31 January 1997
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1259418
English Heritage Legacy ID: 462922
Location: High Peak, Derbyshire, SK17
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
SK0573SE BROAD WALK
616-1/4/8 (South East side)
Nos.2, 3 AND 4
Row of 3 villas or boarding houses, now house and hotel. Mid
C19. Possibly by Sir Joseph Paxton. Ashlar millstone grit with
ashlar dressings and Welsh slate roofs with stone stacks.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys with attics and basements. Plinth, sill
band to each floor and moulded eaves. 3 double fronted houses,
9-windows range, with slightly projecting end pavilions, each
with a pedimented second floor. Each house has a central
doorway with glazed door and overlight in a plain ashlar
surround reached up a short flight of steps. Above a single
2/2 sash, and either side a 2-storey canted bay window with
2/2 and plain sashes and lead hipped roofs. Each outer bay has
a single round headed casement on the second floor, with 5
irregular dormers between.
Right elevation has 2/2 sashes to ground and first floors and
3/3 sashes to the second floor.
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 development. 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.
Listing NGR: SK0571873364
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