Building record MDR12391 - Rock House, Brook Road, Borrowash, Ockbrook

Type and Period (1)

  • (Georgian to Victorian - 1800 AD to 1850 AD)

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Full Description

Early 19th century house of stuccoed brick with a hipped slate roof and rendered brick side wall stacks, also with a wide eaves band. The house is two storeys high and three bays long. (1) By 1881, John Barron, son of the landscape gardener William Barron, was living at Rock House. John was also a landscape gardener, presumably in business with his father running the Elvaston Nurseries that lay immediately to the north and west of the house. (2)

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Listed Building File: Historic England. 2011. The National Heritage List for England. 8/4234/056.
  • <2> Unpublished document: Johnson, M. 2010. Letter to the Conservation and Design section, Derbyshire County Council, re William Barron's house in Borrowash.



Grid reference Centred SK 4200 3424 (17m by 11m)

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Jul 8 2015 11:01AM

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