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16 and 17, Broad Walk

A Grade II Listed Building in High Peak, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 53.2551 / 53°15'18"N

Longitude: -1.9179 / 1°55'4"W

OS Eastings: 405574

OS Northings: 373127

OS Grid: SK055731

Mapcode National: GBR HZ1S.LV

Mapcode Global: WHBBS.HFYW

Entry Name: 16 and 17, Broad Walk

Listing Date: 31 January 1997

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1259423

English Heritage Legacy ID: 462927

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


616-1/4/10 (East side)
Nos.16 AND 17


Pair of semi-detached villas or boarding houses, now 2 houses.
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 bracketed overhanging
eaves and 3 stone stacks.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys. Raised quoins, chamfered plinth and
first-floor sill band. Each a 3-window range. Double-fronted
pair of houses each with a central doorway and part-glazed
door and overlight in moulded pilaster surrounds with
cornices, and above a segment headed 2/2 sash with keystone.
Either side are single 2-storey canted bay windows with
segment headed 2/2 and plain sashes and hipped slate roofs.
Above again a single central 2/2 sash flanked by tripartite
Left return, 2/2 sashes and a 2-storey wooden canted bay
window to left with 2/2 and plain sashes. Right return,
similar sashes.
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 were 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: SK0557473127

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