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Bank House Number 1

A Grade II Listed Building in Bakewell, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 53.2141 / 53°12'50"N

Longitude: -1.6756 / 1°40'32"W

OS Eastings: 421759

OS Northings: 368613

OS Grid: SK217686

Mapcode National: GBR 57S.H63

Mapcode Global: WHCD7.7GBT

Entry Name: Bank House Number 1

Listing Date: 13 March 1951

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1148019

English Heritage Legacy ID: 468056

Location: Bakewell, Derbyshire Dales, Derbyshire, DE45

County: Derbyshire

District: Derbyshire Dales

Civil Parish: Bakewell

Built-Up Area: 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


831-1/4/21 (North side)
13/03/51 Bank House: No.1


Part of enlarged house. c1700 core refronted mid-late C18,
altered C19. Ashlar sandstone gabled facade to Bath Street
otherwise rubble limestone; stone slate and concrete tile
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys, 2-window range. C18 gable-end has plinth,
chamfered quoins and bands over ground- and first-floor
windows; the upper band linked to gable copings to form a
simple pediment. Projecting stone sills and raised surrounds
to 6/6 sashes. Attic space lit by casement with glazing bars
in keyed oeil-de-boeuf.
Right return: right part, set back, has conservatory porch
enclosing part-glazed double doors in architrave with cornice
on consoles; 6/6 sash above. To left is a C20 bowed casement
beneath late-C19 margin-glazed sash with coloured glass.
Left return: ground floor with casement and 8/8 sash; first
floor with 6/6 sash and C18 casement of two 18-pane lights.
Corbelled brick stack on right, another brick stack at eaves.
INTERIOR: front ground-floor room has late C18 painted wooden
panelling with recess to rear.
Contemporary fireplace has crinoidal limestone hearth to
original iron grate in mottled marble slips; eared architrave
with egg-and-dart moulding; carved frieze with scrolls and
floral motifs in relief. Moulded plaster ceiling border of
exotic fruit.
Stair hall: late C18/early C19 staircase with square rods to
wreathed handrail which ramps to turned newels. Grey marble
fireplace with iron grate to first floor.
2 principal-rafter trusses with diagonal struts and each with
central doorway; one has door of 3 elm planks with wooden
latch, the other original door laid down as part of flooring
in centre bay. Straight wind braces to large-scantling
Interlocked and formerly with access to Nos 2 and 3 Bank House
(qv). The whole range at one time served as a school.

Listing NGR: SK2175968613

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