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Listed Building record MDR3538 - Bridge Cottage, Baslow Road, Bakewell

Type and Period (2)

  • (Georgian to Victorian - 1750 AD to 1900 AD)
  • (Stuart to Georgian - 1660 AD to 1817 AD)

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Full Description

Late 17th to early 18th century stone house with a rendered fa├žade with and stone slate roof. This has coped gable ends with kneelers and an off-centre chimney, with two additional chimneys at the back. The building is of two storeys, with three windows with plain stone architraves and stone mullions. There is a similar one storey extension to the north. (1). Bridge Cottage is a grade II listed house, dating from the mid 18th century. It is roughcast with ashlar sandstone dressings; the side wing is built in coursed sandstone; and it has stone slate roofs. The house is two storeys high, with a 3-window range with single-storey and a 2-window range side wing on left. [For full description see listed building record]. (2). This was an inn, The Sign of the Talbot, which closed in 1817. The earliest named inn in Bakewell, The Black Horse, was situated at Bridge Foot in 1669, and is probably this site. (3)

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Index: North Derbyshire Archaeological Trust (NDAT). North Derbyshire Archaeological Trust Index: 3227.
  • <2> Listed Building File: Historic England. 2011. The National Heritage List for England.
  • <3> Bibliographic reference: Allcock, C (Bakewell and District Historical Society). 1972. 'Some notes on past Bakewell inns and taverns', Bakewell and District Historical Society Bulletin. No. 4.



Grid reference Centred SK 21 68 (20m by 15m) Approximate

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Record last edited

Nov 6 2023 2:39PM

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