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Gate Piers at Entrance of Drive to Rockcliffe House, Bacup

Description: Gate Piers at Entrance of Drive to Rockcliffe House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 November 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 185619

OS Grid Reference: SD8643722033
OS Grid Coordinates: 386437, 422033
Latitude/Longitude: 53.6946, -2.2069

Location: A681, Rawtenstall, Lancashire OL13 0BX

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

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Listing Text


7/42 Gate Piers at entrance of drive to
Rockcliffe House

Gate piers and wall between them, probably c.1890. Sandstone ashlar.
Six piers of square section, c.3 metres high, the 4 in the centre framing
main and side gateways (gates missing) and linked to the outer piers by
S-curved wall which formerly carried railings (now missing). The piers
have vermiculated bands, dentilled caps with segmental-headed faces
(these elaborately carved and all different) and round-topped finials with
recessed fanlight-carved faces (finials missing from innermost pair).

Listing NGR: SD8643722033

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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