Building record MDR16238 - Swiss Cottages, 38 & 40, Matlock Green, Matlock Town

Type and Period (1)

  • (Georgian to Victorian - 1830 AD to 1870 AD)

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Full Description

A symmetrical pair of two-storeyed stone houses, Grade II listed, built by Joseph Paxton and dated circa 1850. There is a central gable and a window having three arched lights in a plain surround; an open porch at each side with rusticated openings at the front and on the returned sides, having semi-circular heads and keyblocks; recessed wings at the sides each having a window with a plain dog-eared lintel above a semi-circular headed window with a wheel fanlight; false quoins at the sides; bold open eaves and gable verges; and a low-pitch slate roof. Listed for group value with the Footbridge at north side of Nos 38 & 40 Matlock Green [SMR30860] and Bridge House [SMR30861].

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1> Listed Building File: Historic England. 2011. The National Heritage List for England. NHLE No. 1248035.



Grid reference Centred SK 3039 5975 (22m by 14m)

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Record last edited

Dec 21 2018 9:27AM

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