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Stables and Coach House to Rockcliffe House, Bacup

Description: Stables and Coach House to Rockcliffe House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 November 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 185618

OS Grid Reference: SD8625522012
OS Grid Coordinates: 386255, 422012
Latitude/Longitude: 53.6944, -2.2096

Location: 24 Wesley Place, Rawtenstall, Lancashire OL13 0LD

Locality: Bacup
Local Authority: Rossendale Borough Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: OL13 0LD

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Listing Text


7/41 Stables and Coach House to
Rockcliffe House
- II

Stables and coachhouse to Rockcliffe House, probably mid to later C19.
Dressed sandstone, slate roofs with stone gable copings but hipped at
front ends. Three ranges of building round a quadrangle with screen
wall and gates to open east end (north range detached). Two storeys;
½-height screen walls have inner ends ramped down to square gate piers,
doorways at outer ends; opposed west range has high segmental-headed
wagon archway with rusticated voussoirs, various altered openings at
ground floor, 3 bullseyes with archivolts at 1st floor. South range
has 3 flat-headed garage doorways, a round-headed doorway with imposts
and keystone, and at 1st floor large sashed windows with glazing
bars, with bullseyes at the outer ends; rear of this range, overlooking
garden to Rockcliffe House (q.v.) has 6 large round-headed panels with
an impost band between them, and 3 side wall chimney stacks. Detached
north range in matching style is L-shaped in plan, incorporating a
coachman's cottage at the east end.

Listing NGR: SD8625522012

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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