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12 13, ROCK PARK

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: 12 13, ROCK PARK

List entry Number: 1201761


12 13, ROCK PARK

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


District: Wirral

District Type: Metropolitan Authority


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 13-Mar-1973

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 389317

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SJ3386 ROCK PARK, Rock Ferry 789-1/12/257 (East side) 13/03/73 Nos.12 AND 13


Pair of houses. c1836. Render with Welsh slate roof. Picturesque gothic style with 2 storeys, and 3 wide gables separated by narrower gables. Each house a double-pile, 3-unit plan, the division between the houses running at the centre of the central gable. Each house has central doorway in narrow gable. Gothick panelled doors with overlights, traceried side-lights and traceried window above. 2-light mullioned and transomed windows with margin lights in the flanking gables, blind windows in centre. Moulded sill band to first floor windows, and slight hood moulds throughout. Advanced gable to right retains ornamental bargeboards. Recessed further gable to No.13 with late C20 full-height conservatory forming stair hall in angle with main range. Axial and end wall stacks with polygonal shafts and heavy caps. Elevation to Esplanade has a similar configuration with 3 wide gables divided by narrower ones. 2-storied bay window with trefoiled parapet in outer bays, and tripartite gothick arched windows above. Fretted wood-work canopy, part now missing across central gable. The houses form part of the original Rock Park development laid out in 1836 by J.Bennison. (The Buildings of England: Pevsner N and Hubbard E: Cheshire: Harmondsworth: 1971-).

Listing NGR: SJ3361386501

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Hubbard, E, The Buildings of England: Cheshire, (1971)

National Grid Reference: SJ 33613 86501


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