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Denman House premises of Byways Cafe

A Grade II Listed Building in Bakewell, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 53.2135 / 53°12'48"N

Longitude: -1.6743 / 1°40'27"W

OS Eastings: 421844

OS Northings: 368538

OS Grid: SK218685

Mapcode National: GBR 57S.HJ7

Mapcode Global: WHCD7.7HYB

Entry Name: Denman House premises of Byways Cafe

Listing Date: 13 March 1951

Last Amended: 5 December 1997

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1148025

English Heritage Legacy ID: 468062

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


831-1/4/31 (South side)
13/03/51 Denman House
(Formerly Listed as:
(South side)
Premises on East corner of Water
Lane occ. by Sketchley, Dunn &
Byways Cafe...)


Includes: Premises of Byways Cafe WATER LANE.
House, now various commercial premises. Early C18, altered.
Deeply-coursed sandstone with ashlar dressings, stone slate
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys, 5-window range with shop fronts built out
in front of ground floor; 2 rear wings with narrow yard
Shop fronts flank a central doorway with panelled double
doors, acanthus-carved consoles and segmental pediment. Main
wall of house: large quoins; raised-edge architraves to 6/6
sashes on first floor and 3/6 sashes on second floor;
second-floor band.
Eaves cornice beneath corniced ashlar parapet with end dies.
Ashlar end stack on right has band and cornice; corniced brick
stack to rear of ridge on left.
INTERIOR: original dog-leg staircase with slender turned
balusters, deep-section handrail and half-balusters against
shared rectangular newels. Fielded panelling to entrance lobby
and to staircase dado up to first floor. C17 panelled door to
rear of Choice Hair Salon.
Byways Cafe occupies first-floor front rooms and has 6-panel
door into room with painted fielded panelling with dado and
cornice; C20 fireplace flanked by original wooden pilasters
with triglyphs; arcaded-panel window shutters.
Adjacent tea room with ducks-nest grate in bolection-moulded
stone surround.

Listing NGR: SK2184468538

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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