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Social Services Department Building (Derbyshire County Council)

A Grade II Listed Building in Chesterfield, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 53.2395 / 53°14'22"N

Longitude: -1.429 / 1°25'44"W

OS Eastings: 438205

OS Northings: 371542

OS Grid: SK382715

Mapcode National: GBR LZGZ.FF

Mapcode Global: WHDF9.0TTW

Entry Name: Social Services Department Building (Derbyshire County Council)

Listing Date: 26 September 1977

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1038569

English Heritage Legacy ID: 83421

Location: Chesterfield, Derbyshire, S41

County: Derbyshire

District: Chesterfield

Town: Chesterfield

Electoral Ward/Division: St Helen's

Built-Up Area: Chesterfield

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Chesterfield Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text

5169 (South West Side)
Social Services
Department building
(Derbyshire County Council)
SK 3871 NW 5/139


1895. Red brick with stone dressings including stone eaves band and cornice and
string course at 1st floor level. Slate roof with stone coped gable ends. Classical
facade of symmetrical design. 2 storeys. 5 centre windows. Pedimented outer
wings of 3 windows each, wings slightly advanced and flanked by rusticated stone
pilasters. Centre windows round arched, the 1st floor with moulded stone archivolt
and linking impost band. Ground floor has segmental arched windows with gauged
brick arches and stone keystones. Outer wings have round windows in tympana.
1st floors have 3 windows, the centre round arched and a round window above each
side light. Ground floor as centre section. Massive stone doorcase to round arched
central entrance with ball finials and heavy entablature with double consoles.
Blind pedimented niche on each jamb. Steps approach.

Listing NGR: SK3820571542

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