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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.


Photos for non-commercial use thank you.



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.


Buxton House, Buxton





616-1/4/60 (North East side)

21/12/70 Nos.16, 16A AND 17

Buxton House

(Formerly Listed as:


Nos.16 AND 17

Buxton House)




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



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