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The Eagle - 10 Eagle Parade, Buxton - pub sign

The area near the Buxton Museum & Art Gallery.

 

From Terrace Road.

 

The Eagle on Eagle Parade at no 10.

 

Grade II listed.

 

Eagle Hotel George E Bryant and Sons Limited and Market Place Arcade, Buxton

 

BUXTON

 

SK0573SE EAGLE PARADE

616-1/4/57 (West side)

25/01/51 Nos.8 AND 9

Eagle Hotel, Geo E Bryant and Sons

Ltd and Market Place Arcade

(Formerly Listed as:

MARKET PLACE

Eagle Hotel. Premises occupied as

Gas Showroom)

 

II

 

Formerly known as: The Devonshire Arms MARKET PLACE.

Formerly known as: Eagle and Child MARKET PLACE.

Coaching Inn now public house, shops and flats. 1760, on site

of earlier building, for the 5th Duke of Devonshire, extended

c1780-1790, converted late C20. Ashlar gritstone and coursed

dressed gritstone with ashlar dressings and Welsh slate roofs

with coped gables and kneelers plus stone stacks.

PLAN: original right-hand block later extended to left under

same roof line and with rear wing.

EXTERIOR: 4 and 3 storeys with attic. Main front has 9 windows

arranged 4:5. Central bay projects slightly with rusticated

pilaster strips. Central doorway with C20 door and glazed

overlight in moulded ashlar surround with console brackets

supporting pediment. 2/2 sashes to each floor above in moulded

surrounds, smaller 3/3 sashes to third floor. 4 storey wing to

right has 4 2/2 sashes to each floor, those to third floor

smaller 3/3 sashes. Beyond to right another pedimented

doorway. To left, 3 storey wing has tripartite C20 shopfront

with above 4 tall glazing bar sash type windows in ashlar

surrounds, above 4 smaller similar windows linked by a sill

band.

Left return has single glazing bar sash type window to left on

lower floors, with 3 similar windows on third floor and 2

smaller windows to garret. Set-back to left 3 storey 5 window

wing with projecting C20 entrance to Market Place Arcade, with

beyond a 2 storey canted bay window and then 2 glazing bar

sash type windows. Above 4 similar windows flanking upper bay,

with 5 smaller similar windows above.

Projecting wing to left has single window to ground floor of

right return, and smaller window to top floor. Single storey

wing beyond with glazing bar windows.

INTERIOR: of earlier block has crude re-used timbers to one of

rear rooms. Stairs now rise from rear of left-hand entrance

hall, rising back over the hallway, with wreathed handrail and

shaped strings. Cellar.

The later block contains large stair well with wreathed

handrail to ground floor, variously moulded handrails to upper

floors with rectangular iron balusters. 1st floor with

panelled surrounds to windows and 3 doors have deep panelled

architraves. There are ornate plaster consoles, recesses and a

corner fireplace. Boxed beams. 2nd floor with deep panelled

doorways. Queen post roof construction to partitioned attic.

(The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Derbyshire:

Harmondsworth: 1953-1986: 113).

 

 

Listing NGR: SK0577673268

 

 

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

 

Source: English Heritage

 

Listed building text is © Crown Copyright. Reproduced under licence.

 

 

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Taken on September 4, 2014