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The Rookery, Swanage

Description: The Rookery

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 March 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 108259

OS Grid Reference: SZ0335878639
OS Grid Coordinates: 403358, 78639
Latitude/Longitude: 50.6075, -1.9539

Locality: Swanage
Local Authority: Purbeck District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: BH19 2AH

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Listing Text

(east side)
The Rookery
SZ 0378 NW 5/132

Built c1830 by William Morton Pitt as a Custom House and Library. Two storeys and
basement. Rendered walls and low-pitched slate roof. The main elevation to Seymer
Road has 4 windows on the first floor and 3 windows and an entrance door on the
ground floor. The windows at the north end on each floor are blocked. Double-hung
sashes with glazing bars. The doorway has a classical pedimented hood, with reeded
pilasters, and fanlight. Later conservatories on north and east sides. RCHM Monument 51

Listing NGR: SZ0335878639

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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