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ROCK HOUSE WITH RETAINING WALL AND STEPS

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.

Name: ROCK HOUSE WITH RETAINING WALL AND STEPS

List entry Number: 1130601

Location

ROCK HOUSE WITH RETAINING WALL AND STEPS, HIGH STREET

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

County:

District: Cheshire West and Chester

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Malpas

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 28-Aug-1985

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 55610

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

MALPAS C.P. HIGH STREET SJ 44 NE (West Side) 2/67 Rock House, with retaining wall and steps GV II

House, late C17 with early C19 front, of brown Flemish bond brick with grey slate roof. Cellar, 2 storeys and attic; 3 windows. The lower storey is 2 metres above street level, and has an almost full-length slate-roofed canopy, hipped to right and butting against adjacent buildings to left, on 3 shaped wooden brackets. Door of 2 fielded panels above flush reeded panels has rectangular overlight; canted bay window right has 4-pane front sash and 2-pane side sashes, square bay window, left, has red brick corner piers, 3 2-pane sashes to front and 1 to each side. The upper storey has 3 flush 12-pane sashes under camber arches and with projecting stone cills. Deep boxed eaves and open pediment verges; projecting gable chimney, right. Interior: Cellar. Chamfered oak beam and altered inglenook with bevelled oakbressummer in left front room. Door to right front room has late Georgian case; rear room has 2 chamfered oak beams, one ogee-stopped. Good oak stair of late C17/early C18 type has massive square newels, shaped rail of oak swept at 1st floor and 2 stout turned balusters per step, all painted. Oak purlins. Broad-board doors with long hinges and latches of wrought iron.

Listing NGR: SJ4872847270

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National Grid Reference: SJ 48728 47270

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