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Rock House

A Grade II Listed Building in Upper Denby, Kirklees

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Latitude: 53.5632 / 53°33'47"N

Longitude: -1.6589 / 1°39'32"W

OS Eastings: 422689

OS Northings: 407456

OS Grid: SE226074

Mapcode National: GBR JWV7.ND

Mapcode Global: WHCBH.HP8Q

Entry Name: Rock House

Listing Date: 19 November 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1313338

English Heritage Legacy ID: 341270

Location: Denby Dale, Kirklees, HD8

County: Kirklees

Civil Parish: Denby Dale

Built-Up Area: Upper Denby

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Denby St John the Evangelist

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

Upper Denby
No. 55 (Rock House)

Small detached house. Dated 1684. Thinly coursed dry-walled rubble with
quoins. Stone slate roof. Hollow chamfered coping to right gable, on
moulded kneelers. Rendered stack to left gable. Two storeys. Entrance
(part blocked) to left with quoins and very deep lintel inscribed:
'IG 1684 IL'. Hood mould over continues to right as drip mould over
ground floor, One 5-light double chamfered window to ground floor, and
3-light over to 1st floor to left of which is a late C18 window. The
right gable has later entrance. 3-light double chamfered window to 1st
floor with adjoining C19 blocked 2-light window. Dovecote in gable apex
with saw-tooth corbelling. Continuous outshut to rear of similar date.
Rendered left gable.

Listing NGR: SE2268907456

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