THE ROCK

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1108205
Date first listed:
09-Feb-1961
Statutory Address:
THE ROCK

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Location

Statutory Address:
THE ROCK

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

County:
Devon
District:
South Hams (District Authority)
Parish:
North Huish
National Grid Reference:
SX 71526 58326

Details

NORTH HUISH SX75NW AVONWICK 4/473 The Rock

9.2.61

GV II

House on the Black Hall (qv) estate. Circa 1840-45, not depicted on the 1840 Black Hall estate map. Rendered stone rubble, rough rendered front blocked out. Scantle slate U-shaped roof, hipped at front with deep eaves and with 2 gables at the back. Moulded cast iron gutters. 2 large rendered axial stacks symmetrically situated at the back ridges and a kitchen stack over the rear right hand gable. Plan: Square double depth plan with 2 principal front rooms and a central entrance passage which originally contained the stairs. Small service rooms at the back, the kitchen to the right and pantry to the left. In the C20 the stairs were moved from the passage to the back to left of centre, the pantry subdivided to accommodate a lavatory and outshuts added at the rear. Exterior: 2 storeys. Symmetrical 3-bay south front. The first floor has the original early C19 16-pane sashes in exposed boxing; the ground floor windows have been replaced with 12-pane sashes with horns. Central doorway with the original 6-panel door, the bottom panels flush the middle panels glazed and a 10-pane rectangular overlight; C19 open porch with slender granite columns and pilasters supporting an entablature with a moulded cornice. Right and left hand returns: 2 C19 16-pane sashes towards the back. Interior: Left hand room has original simple white marble chimneypiece. Right hand room has C20 tiled fireplace surround. Simple original C19 joinery including 6-panel doors and panelled internal window shutters. C20 staircase at back of passage.

Listing NGR: SX7152658326

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
101384
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 24 Sep 2002
Reference: IOE01/08615/27
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Andrew C. Letchford. Source Historic England Archive
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