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Description: Rock House
Date Listed: 26 April 1974
English Heritage Building ID: 193840
OS Grid Reference: TF0250407291
OS Grid Coordinates: 502504, 307291
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6537, -0.4861
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TF 0207 3/352
Built 1842 for Richard Newcombe. 2-storey mansion in stone. Welsh slate roof
with stone stacks. Rusticated ground floor has central 4-panel door with rectangular
fanlight, flanked by plain pilasters. This is beneath round-headed window with
massive stone balcony on brackets. Corinthian pilasters in antis. 2 full-height
Corinthian pilasters support frieze, cornice and central parapet with 3 round-headed
windows and lions' masks, 2 2-storey pedimented bay windows. 2 narrow lights with
glazing bars above balustrade in centre. Wood and glazed rectangular bays on ground
floor, with anthemion scroll frieze.
Rock House, Nos 5l and 52 form a group.
Also forms a group with Nos 3l to 4l (consec) and the Clock House, Casterton Road.
Listing NGR: TF0250407291
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Source: English Heritage
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