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12 13, Rock Park

A Grade II Listed Building in Rock Ferry, Wirral

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Latitude: 53.3712 / 53°22'16"N

Longitude: -2.9992 / 2°59'57"W

OS Eastings: 333613

OS Northings: 386501

OS Grid: SJ336865

Mapcode National: GBR 7YHG.G7

Mapcode Global: WH87D.WJZF

Entry Name: 12 13, Rock Park

Listing Date: 13 March 1973

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1201761

English Heritage Legacy ID: 389317

Location: Wirral, CH42

County: Wirral

Electoral Ward/Division: Rock Ferry

Built-Up Area: Birkenhead

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Merseyside

Church of England Parish: Rock Ferry St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text


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

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