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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1072826



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Lancashire

District: Rossendale

District Type: District Authority


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 19-Jun-1968

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 185617

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7/40 Rockcliffe House 19.6.1968 GV II

Large house, 1891, by Smith and Cross of Rochdale for J.H. Maden; now 2 dwellings. Ashlar, hipped slate roof with 2 chimney stacks at each side wall. T-plan: square main block 3x3 bays, with rectangular service wing to rear. Two storeys, symmetrical, in classical style, with pilasters, cornice, balustraded parapet with urns; windows sashed without glazing bars; pedimented centre breaking forwards slightly has square porch with fluted Composite columns, dentilled cornice, balustraded balcony with urns; round-headed doorway with panelled pilasters; 1st floor window with a cornice. Flanking bays have ground floor canted bay windows with carved aprons and balustraded parapets, 1st floor windows with pediments. Right return wall has pilasters making a wide middle bay containing at ground floor a pilastered doorway flanked by windows, and at 1st floor a window with carved entablature and segmental pediment, flanked by fielded panels; narrow outer bays have ground floor window and 1st floor coved niche with an urn on a semi-circular table. Left return wall (to garden) has 3 windows each floor: offset left of centre a canted bay window and a 1st floor window with a pediment, similar pedimented windows at ground floor, and cornices to the other 1st floor windows; carved plinth below ground floor windows. Interior: dog-legged staircase with semi-circular winding, ornamental iron balusters; very elaborate moulded plaster cornice and ceiling rose in front right ground floor room (originally dining room).

Listing NGR: SD8629421981

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National Grid Reference: SD 86294 21981


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