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Latitude: 51.5962 / 51°35'46"N
Longitude: -2.5773 / 2°34'38"W
OS Eastings: 360104
OS Northings: 188748
OS Grid: ST601887
Mapcode National: GBR JR.BNDH
Mapcode Global: VH882.84TQ
Entry Name: Rock House
Listing Date: 21 October 1952
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1128896
English Heritage Legacy ID: 35200
Location: Aust, South Gloucestershire, BS35
County: South Gloucestershire
Civil Parish: Aust
Traditional County: Gloucestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire
Church of England Parish: Elberton
Church of England Diocese: Bristol
ST 68 NW AUST ELBERTON
8/98 Rock House
House. C16, with C17 and later alterations and additions. Rubble, coursed at
front, random elsewhere, plain tiled roof with weathered external gable stacks,
hexagonal ashlar chimneys with coping and decorative frieze. Former open hall
with 2 cross wings forming U-plan. 2½ storeys, 3 gables to front, 1:1:1
windows, all 3 and 4-light casements with chamfered lintels and mullions,
relieving arches over, door to right of centre has freestone surround with
4-centred arch, scroll and hollow moulding with straight-cut stops, heavy
studded door with strap hinges, C20 porch, inner gable to each side wing with
3-light window at 1st floor; west side has 2 gables with 3-light window at
ground and 1st floor to left, as on front, east side has single gable, with
2-light and single light window at 1st floor, C20 window to ground floor, all
under timber lintels. Rear has 3 gables, 1:2:2 windows, all 2 and 3-light
casements as on front but without relieving arch outer gables have single light
window with chamfered lintel, former door to cellar to right, now blocked,
cellar window with chamfered lintel, single storey C20 extension with door.
Interior: window mullions ovolo-moulded on inside with elaborate catches each
decorated with 3 spirals, hall fireplace has wooden bolection moulded surround,
shortened to accommodate C20 stair; kitchen beam has deep chamfers, fireplace
with C18 stone surround brought from house in Bristol; back door to hall in
ovolo moulded wooden frame with flat, scroll and notch stops; panelled doors.
(Sources: Hall, Linda : Rural Houses of North Avon and South Gloucestershire
Listing NGR: ST6010488748
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