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© Ms Julie Woodhouse LRPS

IoE Number: 468194
Photographer: Ms Julie Woodhouse LRPS
Date Photographed: 16 May 2002
Date listed: 13 March 1951
Date of last amendment: 05 December 1997
Grade II

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BAKEWELL SK2168 RUTLAND SQUARE 831-1/4/155 (South East side) 13/03/51 The Old Original Bakewell Pudding Shop (Formerly Listed as: RUTLAND SQUARE (South East side) The Bakewell Pudding Shop) GV II Shop and cafe. Probable C17 origins, altered early C19. Coursed dressed sandstone, concrete tile roof. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys, 3:1 windows to first floor. Large quoins to right. Central part-glazed door in ashlar surround beneath wooden cornice on shaped brackets. To left is a restored early-C19 shop window having original stone sill on shaped blocks and concave 18-pane casement in a pilastered and corniced wooden surround; matching reproduction shop window to right of door. First floor: renewed 2-light double-chamfered mullioned windows with leaded lights. Ashlar gable copings and end stack on right. Set back on right of main building is a later single bay with 2 side passage doorways beneath a 8/8 sash. INTERIOR: shop room to left has low ceiling with chamfered spine beam and other beams. At first floor in left gable is an exposed king-post truss with herringbone struts; apparently late C16. The cafe room spanned by curved encased beams. HISTORY: first true home of the Bakewell Pudding accepted as having been a fortunate culinary accident in the kitchens of the Rutland Arms Hotel (qv) but successfully exploited by the head cook Mrs Greaves in these premises from c1865.

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