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The Rock House

A Grade II Listed Building in Chalford, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7219 / 51°43'18"N

Longitude: -2.1492 / 2°8'57"W

OS Eastings: 389790

OS Northings: 202581

OS Grid: SO897025

Mapcode National: GBR 1MV.X18

Mapcode Global: VH94Z.PZND

Entry Name: The Rock House

Listing Date: 24 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1091186

English Heritage Legacy ID: 132840

Location: Chalford, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL6

County: Gloucestershire

District: Stroud

Civil Parish: Chalford

Built-Up Area: Chalford

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Chalford Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text


SO 8802-8902 CHALFORD HIGH STREET
(off north side)

13/46 The Rock House

II

Detached house. Partly C17, built into large mid C18 house;
c1830 remodelling; mid Cl9 additions. Coursed and random rubble
limestone; concrete block chimneys; stone slate roof. Three-
storey, rear wing built against rock-face. Front: 2-window
fenestration, 2-storey c1830 canted bay windows with 12-pane front
and 8-pane side sashes. Later Cl9 upper floor added above moulded
string course has two 6-pane sashes. Part of elevation to right
in random rubble is part of C17 cottage, incorporated into house.
Shortened gable end chimneys. West side: no windows in main
gable end. Two-window segmental arched timber fenestration to
wing with iron opening casements. Doorway with 6-panel moulded
door and segmental cobweb fanlight. Attic level access doorway
at rear of wing. Interior: mostly remodelled c1830, many
doorways having Regency architraves with thin cornices and 6-panel
moulded doors. Contemporary stick-balustered staircase with
scrolled landing fascia. Ground floor of small cottage
incorporated into cellar. Wing possibly C17, kitchen having large
stone arched fireplace with bread oven.


Listing NGR: SO8979002581

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