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The Old Original Bakewell Pudding Shop

A Grade II Listed Building in Bakewell, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 53.2134 / 53°12'48"N

Longitude: -1.6747 / 1°40'29"W

OS Eastings: 421817

OS Northings: 368530

OS Grid: SK218685

Mapcode National: GBR 57S.HDZ

Mapcode Global: WHCD7.7HRD

Entry Name: The Old Original Bakewell Pudding Shop

Listing Date: 13 March 1951

Last Amended: 5 December 1997

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1316482

English Heritage Legacy ID: 468194

Location: Bakewell, Derbyshire Dales, Derbyshire, DE45

County: Derbyshire

District: Derbyshire Dales

Civil Parish: Bakewell

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Bakewell All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text


831-1/4/155 (South East side)
13/03/51 The Old Original Bakewell Pudding
(Formerly Listed as:
(South East side)
The Bakewell Pudding Shop)


Shop and cafe. Probable C17 origins, altered early C19.
Coursed dressed sandstone, concrete tile roof.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys, 3:1 windows to first floor. Large quoins
to right. Central part-glazed door in ashlar surround beneath
wooden cornice on shaped brackets.
To left is a restored early-C19 shop window having original
stone sill on shaped blocks and concave 18-pane casement in a
pilastered and corniced wooden surround; matching reproduction
shop window to right of door. First floor: renewed 2-light
double-chamfered mullioned windows with leaded lights. Ashlar
gable copings and end stack on right.
Set back on right of main building is a later single bay with
2 side passage doorways beneath a 8/8 sash.
INTERIOR: shop room to left has low ceiling with chamfered
spine beam and other beams. At first floor in left gable is an
exposed king-post truss with herringbone struts; apparently
late C16. The cafe room spanned by curved encased beams.
HISTORY: first true home of the Bakewell Pudding accepted as
having been a fortunate culinary accident in the kitchens of
the Rutland Arms Hotel (qv) but successfully exploited by the
head cook Mrs Greaves in these premises from c1865.

Listing NGR: SK2171568570

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