ROCKCLIFFE HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1072826

Date first listed: 19-Jun-1968

Statutory Address: ROCKCLIFFE HOUSE, NEWCHURCH ROAD STACKSTEADS

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: ROCKCLIFFE HOUSE, NEWCHURCH ROAD STACKSTEADS

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

County: Lancashire

District: Rossendale (District Authority)

National Grid Reference: SD 86294 21981

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Details

SD 82 SE BACUP NEWCHURCH ROAD Stacksteads

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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