Buxton Museum and Art Gallery - Terrace Road, Buxton
At the Buxton Museum and Art Gallery. In the Peak Buildings on Terrace Road in Buxton, Derbyshire.
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The Museum and Art Gallery has since 1928 occupied part of the former Peak Hydropathic Hotel. There is a permenant gallery enhanced throughout the year by exhibitions, workshops and events.
The museum has free wifi that you can use (works in certain areas of the museum).
Grade II listed building.
SK0573SE TERRACE ROAD
616-1/4/60 (North East side)
21/12/70 Nos.16, 16A AND 17
(Formerly Listed as:
Nos.16 AND 17
Hydropathic establishment, now house and shops. Late C18, with
early C19 additions and C20 shop fronts. Coursed limestone
with ashlar millstone grit dressings and Welsh slate roof with
coped gables and stone stacks.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys and attic. Quoins, first and second-floor
sill bands and chamfered eaves. Street front, 3 windows.
Central door reached up 3 steps with painted ashlar surround
with Tuscan Doric columns supporting broken swan-necked
pediment, and round headed doorway with 6-panel door and
fanlight. Either side single shop fronts with painted pilaster
surrounds and central recessed shop doors. Above a central
round headed window in moulded ashlar surround with keystone,
flanked by tripartite oriel bow windows with 2/2 sashes and
flat roofs. Above three 2/2 sashes in plain ashlar surrounds.
Above again a single central round headed dormer window with
4/2 sash and keystone.
Right return rendered with a single window to each floor, that
to ground floor round headed.
INTERIOR: staircase rises from rear of entrance hall. Rooms
open off hallway. Late C19 glazed door and screen inserted.
Listing NGR: SK0586973299
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Source: English Heritage
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