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Rock House with Retaining Wall and Steps

A Grade II Listed Building in Malpas, Cheshire West and Chester

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Latitude: 53.0203 / 53°1'12"N

Longitude: -2.7658 / 2°45'56"W

OS Eastings: 348728

OS Northings: 347270

OS Grid: SJ487472

Mapcode National: GBR 7H.FLPT

Mapcode Global: WH898.HB6Y

Entry Name: Rock House with Retaining Wall and Steps

Listing Date: 28 August 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1130601

English Heritage Legacy ID: 55610

Location: Malpas, Cheshire West and Chester, SY14

County: Cheshire West and Chester

Civil Parish: Malpas

Built-Up Area: Malpas

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Malpas St Oswald

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text

SJ 44 NE
(West Side)
2/67 Rock House, with
retaining wall and steps

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

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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