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Swiss Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Chatsworth, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 53.2273 / 53°13'38"N

Longitude: -1.5918 / 1°35'30"W

OS Eastings: 427346

OS Northings: 370105

OS Grid: SK273701

Mapcode National: GBR 57Q.LCH

Mapcode Global: WHCD8.J46Q

Entry Name: Swiss Cottage

Listing Date: 19 June 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1372263

English Heritage Legacy ID: 81654

Location: Chatsworth, Derbyshire Dales, Derbyshire, DE45

County: Derbyshire

District: Derbyshire Dales

Civil Parish: Chatsworth

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Edensor St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text

SK 27 SE
Swiss Cottage
Cottage. 1839, probably by Paxton and Robertson. Coursed
squared sandstone with sandstone dressings. Stone slate roof,
the slates of diamond shape. Two ashlar stacks. Deeply
overhanging on elaborate bracketed eaves with decorative
valancing. Two storeys. T-plan. West elevation has a
projecting gabled bay to left with bowed front. Round-arched
window to each floor with gothick glazing bars. The upper
window with decorative hoodmould. The gable also curves forward
and has elongated brackets and valancing, painted in blue and
white. To the right an open porch with round-arched doorway
with panelled door. Timber porch with a circular column at the
corner and palisaded parapet. To the right a round-arched
window to each floor, the upper one in a gabled half dormer with
decorative gable. Gothick glazing. Half hipped gable end to
south. To the right a blind wall with curved coped parapet. To
the left a curved single storey wing with one similar window and
set in front a shallow 'veranda' with palisaded parapet rising
to a gable. Plain glazing bar sashes to rear. Designed as an
eye-catcher to be seen across the lake. The Gardens and Park
are included on the Gardens Register at Grade I. Sources: G F
Chadwick The Works of Joseph Paxton, Architectural Press 1961.

Listing NGR: SK2734670105

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