Building record MDR3504 - Bagshaw Hall (Conservative Club), Bakewell

Type and Period (2)

  • (Stuart to Victorian - 1684 AD to 1900 AD)
  • (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

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(SK 21616862) Conservative Club. (1) The Hall itself was built in 1684 but incorporates an earlier house at the rear, probably originally a farmhouse. The earlier portion is of limestone rubble with gritstone dressings and has a stone tiled and coped gable roof. The building has mullioned windows, some of which are blocked and some with later glazing. The Hall itself is of coursed gritstone rubble and ashlar. It has a saddlebacked roof with stone tiles. The roof has three bays, the sides of which are advanced and terminating in gables with ball heads as acroteria. Five, 2-light mullioned windows fitted with early 19th century casements. Stone doorcase with bolection moulded architrave and moulded curved pediment on foliated consoles, date engraved above. Steps. Side bays have similar fenestration, attic windows have pediments. Moulded cornices throughout. Early lead piping remains. Interior. Roof construction shows a traditional stage between upper crucks and principal rafters with four pairs of crucks visible in attics. Other wall timbering and tie beams also visible in attics. Several marble fireplaces and panelling with bolection moulding. Contemporary staircase with turned balusters and ball finials with pendants. Bagshaw Hall, cottage to the north-east and the boundary walls and gate including the stone wall opposite (south side) form a group. Bagshaw Hall itself is situated prominently in many views of this part of the town. Boundary walls, gate piers and gates at Bagshaw Hall. (2,4) The rooms as they were used in 1920 are described in the Sale Catalogue of the Duke of Rutland's property. (5) Bagshaw Hall, Bakewell, built in 1684. Rear range and earlier Hall range and wings have curved principal trusses. Fine staircase. (6)

Sources/Archives (6)

  • <1> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1970. 1:2500.
  • <2> Bibliographic reference: 1974. DOE (HHR) Dist of West Derbyshire (Bakewell Area). pp 2-3.
  • <3> Index: NDAT. 3225. 3225.
  • <4> Bibliographic reference: Pevsner, N. 1979. The Buildings of England: Derbyshire. 2nd ed., revised. p76.
  • <5> Unpublished document: 1920. Sale Catalogue of the Duke of Rutland's Estates in Bakewell (plus plan of sale lots).
  • <6> Unpublished document: Vernacular Architecture Group. 1978. Vernacular Architecture Group, Spring Conference, 1978, Matlock, Derbyshire.



Grid reference Centred SK 2161 6862 (19m by 37m) (Centre)

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Nov 13 2017 12:42PM

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