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Avenel Court

A Grade II Listed Building in Bakewell, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 53.2127 / 53°12'45"N

Longitude: -1.6764 / 1°40'35"W

OS Eastings: 421707

OS Northings: 368454

OS Grid: SK217684

Mapcode National: GBR 57S.NYN

Mapcode Global: WHCD7.6HZX

Plus Code: 9C5W687F+3C

Entry Name: Avenel Court

Listing Date: 13 March 1951

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1246176

English Heritage Legacy ID: 468153

Location: Bakewell, Derbyshire Dales, Derbyshire, DE45

County: Derbyshire

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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831-1/4/113 (North West side)
13/03/51 Avenel Court


Formerly known as: Thompson's Drug Stores KING STREET.
Shop with attached outbuildings. c1780 facade; part of core
probably C16; outbuildings of various dates to rear. Coursed
limestone with ashlar dressings; stone slate roof.
EXTERIOR: 2-storey, 3-window range to front with attached
range of outbuildings extending to rear right and returning to
enclose 3 sides of a courtyard.
Facade to King Street: chamfered quoins to 2-window range on
left which projects and is gabled. Late C18 shop front with
part-glazed double doors in pilastered wooden surround with
consoles flanked by bow windows with glazing bars beneath
dentilled cornice. Two 6/6 sashes to first floor in painted
architraves; architraved roundel and ashlar copings to the
gable. Bay 3, set back to right, has single-storey canted bay
window with 6/6 sashes and flat roof; 10/10 sash to first
floor has painted stone surround.
Irregular courtyard facades include a replica timber-framed
bay with jettied front.
INTERIOR: main shop room has corbelled ashlar fireplace and
beamed ceilings; oak panelling brought from Norton Lees Hall,
Sheffield. Right room with large scantling common joists.
To rear are parts of a C17 staircase with pierced finials
(also from Norton Lees Hall).
First-floor room with much original oak stud partitioning and
a principal-rafter truss with curved braces from a collar.
Front rooms retain 2-panel doors and other features of the
c1780 remodelling.
Rear wing includes many reused features.
Stable building at end of a range has a crucifix carved on
left inner door reveal.
HISTORY: the building was formerly an Apothecary's Shop.

Listing NGR: SK2170768454

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