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Rook Hall, Kelvedon

Description: Rook Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 July 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 116531

OS Grid Reference: TL8399419331
OS Grid Coordinates: 583994, 219331
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8423, 0.6695

Location: Kelvedon, Essex CO5 9DB

Locality: Kelvedon
Local Authority: Braintree District Council
County: Essex
Country: England
Postcode: CO5 9DB

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Listing Text

TL 81 NW (north side)

5/234 Rook Hall

- II

House. Circa 1600, extended in C17, C18 and C20. Timber framed, plastered,
roofed with handmade red plain tiles. 2 bays aligned NW-SE, with external stack
at each end. C17 one-bay extension to SE, C18 one-bay extension to NW. C20
extensions to NE. 2 storeys with attics. SW elevation, 3 C20 casements on
ground floor, 2 on first floor. C20 French windows. The right extension,
originally of one storey, has been raised approx. 0.5 metre to match the left
extension, both now of one storey with attics, in gambrel roofs. Jowled posts.
Chamfered axial beams with lamb's tongue stops, plain joists of approximately
square section. Large wood-burning hearth to right with sides of 0.33 metre
brickwork, original. Smaller C18/19 hearth at left. Primary straight bracing
exposed internally in left extension.

Listing NGR: TL8399419331

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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