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Butts House and Attached Garden Wall to South

A Grade II Listed Building in Bakewell, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 53.212 / 53°12'43"N

Longitude: -1.678 / 1°40'40"W

OS Eastings: 421598

OS Northings: 368374

OS Grid: SK215683

Mapcode National: GBR 57S.NKV

Mapcode Global: WHCD7.6J6G

Entry Name: Butts House and Attached Garden Wall to South

Listing Date: 5 December 1997

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1148040

English Heritage Legacy ID: 468077

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


831-1/4/47 (East side)
Butts House and attached garden
wall to South


House and attached garden wall. C18, altered C19 and C20.
Mixed limestone and sandstone rubble; coursed sandstone and
partly roughcast; tiled roof with shaped-tile bands; some
Welsh slate. Irregular T-shaped plan having front wing
projecting from bay 3 and porch in left angle under catslide
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys and attic, 2:1:1-bay garden front;
chamfered quoins. Porch has part-glazed door in stone
architrave with plain frieze and cornice. C18 main wall to
left with large 8/8 sash to ground floor and 8/12 sash above;
projecting stone sills to ashlar surrounds; eaves cornice.
Front wing probably early C19: roughcast end wall with late
C19 canted bay window having central French window; ashlar
surrounds; brackets to hipped roof of shaped Welsh slates. 8/8
sash to first floor; eaves cornice.
Set back on right is a gabled side wing with part-glazed door
on left of tripartite window having central 2/2 sash; 6/6 sash
The side wing projects from a continuation of the main range,
the roof of which has been raised probably in early C20 to
allow extra storey with hipped roof and rear-facing gable.
Main roof has ashlar copings and stack at left end; ridge
stack above the porch and tulip cresting to roll-moulded ridge
Front wing with hipped roof and corniced lateral stack on
right. Left returns: 2/2 sashes to porch; wing has sill band
cut by 6/6 sash; 8/8 sash over.
INTERIOR: ground-floor room of front wing has Neo-Classical
style fire surround; decorative wall frieze runs into the bay
window; panelled window shutters and 6-panel door with raised
Main range has some reused oak panelling and 2 C17 panelled
doors; 2 other doorways with reeded architraves. Chamfered oak
beam in central ground-floor room.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURE: wall attached to left return has
round-arched doorway next to the house. Wall is of
deeply-coursed sandstone with ashlar copings and is
approximately 3m in height at maximum; continues for
approximately 30m to south.

Listing NGR: SK2159868374

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