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Rock House

A Grade II Listed Building in Wolverhampton, City of Wolverhampton

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Latitude: 52.5984 / 52°35'54"N

Longitude: -2.1642 / 2°9'51"W

OS Eastings: 388976

OS Northings: 300079

OS Grid: SJ889000

Mapcode National: GBR 14D.DY

Mapcode Global: WHBFR.QYMC

Entry Name: Rock House

Listing Date: 29 July 1950

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1201848

English Heritage Legacy ID: 378511

Location: Wolverhampton, WV6

County: City of Wolverhampton

Electoral Ward/Division: Tettenhall Wightwick

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Wolverhampton

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Midlands

Church of England Parish: Tettenhall Regis

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text


SO8800 OLD HILL, Tettenhall
895-1/9/138 (North side)
29/07/50 No.11
Rock House


Shown on O.S. map as No.13.
House, now office; rear range used as Catholic church 1931-65.
1750s. Brick with ashlar dressings; hipped tile roof with
brick stacks. Double- depth plan with single-storey rear wing.
3 storeys; symmetrical 5-window range. Centre breaks forward,
end pilasters; plinth, 1st floor sill band and top cornice.
Segmental-headed basement lights; ground and 1st floor windows
have rubbed brick flat arches and keystones, 15-pane sashes to
ground floor, 12-pane sashes to upper floors. Central entrance
has Gibbs surround, pediment and 6-panel door. Right return
has brick cornice; lateral stack on high plinth; rear gabled
wing has stack; single-storey has sashed windows and end
lean-to porch. INTERIOR not inspected, but reported as having
C20 alterations.

Listing NGR: SJ8897600079

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

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