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Rose Hill

A Grade II Listed Building in Lydiate, Sefton

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.5335 / 53°32'0"N

Longitude: -2.9425 / 2°56'33"W

OS Eastings: 337625

OS Northings: 404502

OS Grid: SD376045

Mapcode National: GBR 7WWL.R2

Mapcode Global: WH86N.RGZ1

Entry Name: Rose Hill

Listing Date: 17 January 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1343312

English Heritage Legacy ID: 216489

Location: Lydiate, Sefton, L31

County: Sefton

Civil Parish: Lydiate

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Merseyside

Church of England Parish: Lydiate and Downholland, Saint Thomas

Church of England Diocese: Liverpool

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Listing Text

LYDIATE PYGON'S HILL LANE
SD 30 SE
(west side)
7/90 Rose Hill
II
House. C18 with mid C19 facade. Brick with stucco and
pebble-dash facade, slate roof. 2 storeys, 7 bays, the 1st
2 bays recessed, the last 5 bays form symmetrical
composition. Ground floor with chanelled rustication, 1st
floor sill band and quoins. Ground floor has canted bay
windows with hipped slate roofs. 1st floor windows have
shouldered and eared architraves, friezes and cornices; the
central window has consoled segmental pediment. Windows
have sashes, no glazing bars. Central porch has round-
arched entrance with flanking flat pilasters, frieze,
cornice and hipped roof. 1st 2 bays have canopied entrance,
4 gable-end stacks and one in roof pitch. Rear has some
windows with glazing bars. House is important for its
associations with the poet Gerard Manley Hopkins, who
visited the house to say Mass in the private chapel. Here
he wrote the poem"Spring and Fall" and corresponded with
fellow poet Robert Bridges.


Listing NGR: SD3762504502

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