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Rock House

A Grade II Listed Building in St Marychurch, Torbay

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Latitude: 50.5016 / 50°30'5"N

Longitude: -3.5194 / 3°31'9"W

OS Eastings: 292339

OS Northings: 67966

OS Grid: SX923679

Mapcode National: GBR QX.0TLC

Mapcode Global: FRA 37JQ.SV0

Entry Name: Rock House

Listing Date: 10 January 1975

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1280041

English Heritage Legacy ID: 390770

Location: Torbay, TQ1

County: Torbay

Electoral Ward/Division: St Marychurch

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Stokeinteignhead St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text


885-1/2/416 (South side)
10/01/75 Rock House


Large villa. c1850s with Edwardian alterations.
Cement-rendered and blocked out; slate roof behind parapet;
stacks with rendered shafts with platbands.
PLAN: Long rectangular plan, main elevation faces east,
service wing, probably later than main block, adjoins at north
end, entrance on west side.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys. Long asymmetrical, irregular 4-bay east
front with an embattled parpapet with coped embrasures and
merlons and 3 projecting bays, the 2 left-hand bays with
2-tier canted bay windows. Moulded string at first-floor sill
level and moulded cornice below parapet. Windows with
dripmoulds glazed mostly with high-transomed casements with
glazing bars, some small-pane sashes. Rear elevation similar
in style, most windows here small-pane sashes. Probably
Edwardian projecting embattled porch with a Tudor-arched
INTERIOR: Plaster cornices, and joinery from the C19 and early
C20 survives. Interesting early C20 patterned white glass on
ground floor.

Listing NGR: SX9233967966

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

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