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Latitude: 53.3101 / 53°18'36"N
Longitude: -1.8314 / 1°49'53"W
OS Eastings: 411328
OS Northings: 379256
OS Grid: SK113792
Mapcode National: GBR HZN5.94
Mapcode Global: WHCCR.V226
Entry Name: The Reading Room
Listing Date: 26 June 1984
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1087920
English Heritage Legacy ID: 82303
Location: Peak Forest, High Peak, Derbyshire, SK17
District: High Peak
Civil Parish: Peak Forest
Traditional County: Derbyshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire
Church of England Parish: Peak Forest and Dove Holes
Church of England Diocese: Derby
SK 17 NW PARISH OF PEAK FOREST
The Reading Room
Public building. Dated 1880. Ashlar gritstone front with rusticated quoins,
elsewhere rubble limestone with gritstone dressings. North gable with moulded
copings, intermediate stone ridge stack, Welsh slates with crested ridges. Gable
to street with tall Venetian window, formerly part of a C17 chapel which stood on
the adjacent site of the Church of King Charles the Martyr, and now forming the
centrepiece of the elevation. Moulded stringcourse links with keyblock to window
arch. Inscription within gable apex reads: '1880 READING ROOM'. Single storey
addition of 1983 to south east side.
Listing NGR: SK1132879256
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.