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Roseleigh Hotel (Number 19) and Sherwood (Number 20)

A Grade II Listed Building in Buxton, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 53.2547 / 53°15'17"N

Longitude: -1.9182 / 1°55'5"W

OS Eastings: 405551

OS Northings: 373084

OS Grid: SK055730

Mapcode National: GBR HZ1S.HZ

Mapcode Global: WHBBS.HGS6

Entry Name: Roseleigh Hotel (Number 19) and Sherwood (Number 20)

Listing Date: 31 January 1997

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1259425

English Heritage Legacy ID: 462929

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


616-1/4/12 (South East side)
Nos.19 AND 20
Roseleigh Hotel (No.19) and Sherwood


Formerly known as: Nos.19 AND 20 Cambridge Villas BROAD WALK.
Pair of semi-detached villas or boarding houses, now a hotel
and flats. Mid C19, with C20 additions. Possibly by Sir Joseph
Paxton for the Duke of Devonshire. Coursed dressed, millstone
grit with ashlar dressings and Welsh slate half-hipped roofs
with 3 stone stacks.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys and attics. Chamfered plinth. Pair of
double fronted houses, 6-window range in all. Central doorway
to each with wooden pilaster surrounds and glazed doors with
overlights, above single 2/2 sashes in moulded surrounds with
hoods. Either side are 2-storey canted bay windows with flat
lead roofs. Above 6 2/2 sashes, with central raised plaque
inscribed CAMBRIDGE VILLAS. Above again No 20 has 3 gabled
dormers, the central one has a single sash and the outer ones
2 sashes.
Left return, 2-window range with 2/2 sashes and a canted bay
window to left.
Right return similar with bay window to right.
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 & Woolcott of London for the 7th Duke.
Included for group value.
(The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Derbyshire:
Harmondsworth: 1953-1986: 117).

Listing NGR: SK0555173084

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