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Rock Hall, Farnworth

Description: Rock Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 August 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 210496

OS Grid Reference: SD7439006757
OS Grid Coordinates: 374390, 406757
Latitude/Longitude: 53.5568, -2.3880

Location: Bolton BL4 7QN

Locality: Farnworth
County: Bolton
Country: England
Postcode: BL4 7QN

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Listing Text

SD 70 NW (east side)

9/15 Rock Hall
- II

House, now information centre. c.1807 for T.B. Crompton, a
local paper manufacturer. Brick with slate roof. 2
storeys, 5 bays, the central 3 bays breaking forward under
pediment. Stone base and top cornice. Windows have gauged-
brick flat arches and are sashed with glazing bars. Round-
headed entrance has glazed doorcase, fanlight with glazing
bars and paired 3-fielded-panel doors. Gable-end stacks.
C20 rear extension of no special interest. Interior has
festoon frieze to one room and fireplace with Ionic columns
to another.

Listing NGR: SD7439006757

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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