SD7152 : Town End, Rock House

taken 2 years ago, near to Slaidburn, Lancashire, Great Britain

Town End, Rock House
Town End, Rock House
Slaidburn is a small rural village situated at the confluence of the Croasdale Brook and the River Hodder on the B6478 road from Clitheroe to Long Preston in the Forest of Bowland Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The character of the village is that of a post medieval settlement, with some 17th century houses, and a number dating to the 18th century. Most of the houses date to the early 19th century; later development was limited by the isolated rural position of Slaidburn so that the housing stock established by the early 19th century has always been sufficient to meet the settlement’s housing needs.

Rock House is an early 19th century, double pile house of classical design and construction which overlooks an open field and stands out in the Slaidburn streetscene because of its size and position on a corner. It is a grade II listed building (English Heritage Building ID: 183154 LinkExternal link British Listed Buildings).
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Photographer
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Date Taken
Thursday, 7 May, 2015   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 9 May, 2015
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Village, Rural settlement  Housing, Dwellings 
Camera (from Tags)
Panasonic DMC-G3 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 710 524 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:58.0546N 2:26.5945W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 710 524
View Direction
North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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Nineteenth Century  19th Century  House 

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