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Devonshire Royal Hospital

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This impressive 18th-century building, located behind the Crescent, was originally designed by John Carr as a stable with room for 110 horses. In 1859 the circular area for exercising horses was covered with a massive 156-foot-wide slate-color dome—bigger than that of St. Paul's Cathedral in London—and incorporated into a hospital. The University of Derby has taken over the building and, when school is in session, runs a restaurant serving lunch and dinner.

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  • Address: Devonshire Rd., Buxton, SK17 6EB
  • Location: Buxton
Updated: 06-13-2013

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