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Hartington Hotel

A Grade II Listed Building in Buxton, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 53.2549 / 53°15'17"N

Longitude: -1.9181 / 1°55'5"W

OS Eastings: 405563

OS Northings: 373106

OS Grid: SK055731

Mapcode National: GBR HZ1S.JX

Mapcode Global: WHBBS.HGV1

Entry Name: Hartington Hotel

Listing Date: 31 January 1997

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1259424

English Heritage Legacy ID: 462928

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


616-1/4/11 (East side)
Hartington Hotel


Villa or boarding house, now house. Mid C19. Possibly by Sir
Joseph Paxton for the Duke of Devonshire. Coursed millstone
grit rubble with ashlar dressings and Welsh slate roof with
bracketed over hanging eaves and coped gables. 2 stone stacks.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys and attic. Plinth, first- and second-floor
sill bands. Double fronted, 3-window range. Central doorway
with C20 double glazed doors and a painted surround with
moulded hood supported on console brackets, and above a round
headed plain sash with keystone. Either side a single 2-storey
canted bay window with lead hipped roofs. Above 3
segment-headed plain sashes, and above again a single large
central circular dormer window.
Left return, 3 small sashes to attic, with central 2-storey
canted bay window with lead roof. Above a tripartite sash.
Right return similar with C20 fire escape.
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 and Woolcott of London for the 7th Duke.
(The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Derbyshire:
Harmondsworth: 1953-1986: 117).

Listing NGR: SK0556373106

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