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Rock House, Farnham

Description: Rock House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 December 1972
English Heritage Building ID: 290965

OS Grid Reference: SU8572847363
OS Grid Coordinates: 485728, 147363
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2190, -0.7739

Locality: Farnham
Local Authority: Waverley Borough Council
County: Surrey
Country: England
Postcode: GU10 1NR

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Listing Text

(South side)
Rock House
SU 84 NE 12/285

Early C19 core. South-East front: 2 storeys, 5 bays [formerly 6]. Slate hipped roof; overhanging eaves. Cemented front; end pilasters and projecting plinth. Later addition of 2 bays at north end. Thoughout the whole fron, sash windows 3 panes wide on the 1st floor and round-headed sash windows with radiating glazing pattern on the ground floor. 4 modern steps flanked by wrought iron handrail terminating in a scroll lead up to the modern contemporary style doorway in 3rd bay from south end. Round-headed doorway with moulded architraves, keystones and 2 fluted Doric pilasters to each side. Panelled reveals. Dounle doors with 4 panels to each other.
Front facing south-west: 2 storeys, 3 window bays. Similar frontage to south-east front though more regular arrangements of fenestration. On ground floor in end bays, 2 Victorian splayed bay windows; modern Georgian-style round-headed sash windows with radiating glazing pattern in centre lights, sash windows 2 panes wide in flanking lights, Round-headed doorway in centre bay of similar style to the doorway in the south-east front. Modern addition of 2 storeys 1 bay in matching style at left hand end. Formerly probably a mill house.

Listing NGR: SU8572847363

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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