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Burton Closes Mews

A Grade II Listed Building in Bakewell, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 53.2042 / 53°12'15"N

Longitude: -1.6748 / 1°40'29"W

OS Eastings: 421821

OS Northings: 367509

OS Grid: SK218675

Mapcode National: GBR 57Z.3DR

Mapcode Global: WHCD7.7QRF

Entry Name: Burton Closes Mews

Listing Date: 10 June 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1148033

English Heritage Legacy ID: 468070

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


831-1/2/37 (North side)
10/06/86 Burton Closes Mews


Mews to Burton Closes (qv) formerly stables, coach house and
houses, now 6 dwellings. c1856-58 with mid C20 alterations. By
TD Barry of Liverpool for William Allcard. Coursed rock-faced
sandstone with ashlar dressings; blue tile roof with
shaped-tile bands.
Vernacular style with Gothic Revival features to match the
EXTERIOR: one and 2 storeys and attics on 3 sides of a paved
yard with axial entries through the east and west sides. A
prominent clock tower with spire above the west arch of the
east side entry.
The south side of the yard closed by a wall and a minor range;
in the centre a square low-walled feature probably the horse
pond but now a garden.
Attached to north-west corner of the range is a small
single-storey outbuilding formerly the cold dairy.
The clock tower has a single transomed light to the
first-floor stage above the archway. Inset clock chamber with
short offset angle buttresses beneath corbel table which
carried a continuous arcade of blind trefoils. Pyramidal spire
with louvred lucarnes and weather-vane.
Elevations of the east range to each side of the carriageway
have irregular fenestration of 2 and 3-light casements: 5
hipped dormers on the east roof slope and a half-hipped dormer
with an arched window to either side of tower on the west
side; several arched doorways.
The north range has similar irregular fenestration, arched
doorways and catslide dormers. On the west side of the yard is
a central archway surmounted by a crow-step gable with finial.
To each side of arch is a house planned symmetrically about
the axis of the yard: each house of 2 bays towards the yard
with 2 cross-windows to ground floor and two 2-light windows
with arched heads under half-hipped dormers.
On west elevation each house has a half-hipped cross wing at
either end with similar fenestration; in the angles are open
timber porches under lean-to roofs.
Gablets to chamfered gable copings; projecting end stacks with
trefoils towards the archway, opposite end stacks less
Most casement frames C20 but mostly in original openings.

Doors have ornamental wrought-iron strap hinges.
Carriageway gates of timber with friezes of quatrefoils below
the top rails.
Cold dairy outbuilding has original door pierced by
quatrefoils and coped gable with quatrefoil.
INTERIOR: not inspected.

Listing NGR: SK2182167509

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

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