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Pump Room

A Grade II Listed Building in Buxton, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 53.2587 / 53°15'31"N

Longitude: -1.9143 / 1°54'51"W

OS Eastings: 405815

OS Northings: 373522

OS Grid: SK058735

Mapcode National: GBR HZ2R.CK

Mapcode Global: WHBBS.KCN5

Entry Name: Pump Room

Listing Date: 25 January 1951

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1257920

English Heritage Legacy ID: 463315

Location: High Peak, Derbyshire, SK17

County: Derbyshire

District: High Peak

Town: High Peak

Electoral Ward/Division: Buxton Central

Built-Up Area: Buxton

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Buxton with Burbage and King Sterndale

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text


616-1/3/81 (South side)
25/01/51 Pump Room


Marked on the OS map as St Ann's Well.
Pump room, later micrarium now pump room. 1894, domes removed
1912, converted late C20. By H Currey. Ashlar with ashlar
dressings. Flat roof.
PLAN: T-plan.
EXTERIOR: single storey. Street front, 7 windows arranged
1:5:1. Central section has Tuscan Doric pilasters with
entablature inscribed ST ANN'S WELL and balustrade, 5 round
moulded arches with keystones and moulded imposts each with a
single 2-light window with fanlight. Either side single
slightly projecting rusticated square pavilions with
pediments, each has a round moulded arch with keystone and
moulded imposts containing C20 double doors and overlight.
Similar articulation to side and rear facades of pavilions.
Returns have 2 windows between rusticated piers with round
moulded arches with keystones and moulded imposts containing
2-light windows with fanlights.
Rear has curved wall with moulded parapet and 5 casement
windows with a central 3-light window flanked by single light
windows and flanked by 2-light windows.
INTERIOR: retains open hall and many original features, such
as the shallow tri-partite coved ceiling, plastered beams with
decoration, marble pillars, plaster roundels, tiled floors,
Art Nouveau glass, panelled doors with oval overlights. The
pump or well reputed to survive in situ, in sunken basement to
the rear of building.
(The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Derbyshire:
Harmondsworth: 1953-1986: 116).

Listing NGR: SK0581573522

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

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