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The Rocklands

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.2828 / 53°16'57"N

Longitude: -3.0524 / 3°3'8"W

OS Eastings: 329930

OS Northings: 376714

OS Grid: SJ299767

Mapcode National: GBR 7Z3G.YY

Mapcode Global: WH87S.2RR7

Entry Name: The Rocklands

Listing Date: 22 March 1974

Last Amended: 29 April 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1387842

English Heritage Legacy ID: 475834

Location: Neston, Cheshire West and Chester, CH64

County: Cheshire West and Chester

Civil Parish: Neston

Built-Up Area: Neston

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Neston St Mary and St Helen

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text


NESTON

SJ2976 WOODFALL LANE, Little Neston Village
794-1/7/51 (North side)
22/03/74 The Rocklands
(Formerly Listed as:
WOODFALL LANE
(North side)
The Rocklands and former farm
building to the Rocklands)

II

Farmhouse and farm building, farm building converted and
incorporated into house, now single private dwelling. Farm
building C17, house mid C18 with C19 alterations; house
extended and converted to incorporate farm building in late
C20.
MATERIALS: house of brown brick in English garden wall bond on
painted stone plinth; slate roof with brick end stacks. Former
farm building of coursed rubble stone.
EXTERIOR: 2-storey, 3-bay front to house, with single-storey
gabled porch extension in centre: single-storey 2-window
extension to right linking to former farm building at rear.
Porch door is glazed with radial glazed fanlight.
Windows are recessed unequal 3/2 sashes with stone sills and
deep lintels. First floor windows flank oval tablet recessed
in centre and inscribed The White House: above is datestone,
probably reset, inscribed T B M, dated 1700 and bearing a
heart motif. Raised and cogged first floor band and projecting
eaves band both returned across left gable end.
Rear: former farm building has inserted tall 4-light window in
gable end.
INTERIOR: firebeam with billet mould, cove and beaded front:
chamfered ceiling beams, 4-panel doors. Former farm building
has curved purlins and cross beam.

Listing NGR: SJ2993076714

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

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