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The Rookery, Royston

Description: The Rookery

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 June 1964
English Heritage Building ID: 161791

OS Grid Reference: TL3551440888
OS Grid Coordinates: 535514, 240888
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0498, -0.0252

Location: Kneesworth Street, Royston, Hertfordshire SG8 5AB

Locality: Royston
Local Authority: North Hertfordshire District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SG8 5AB

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Listing Text

(West Side)
No 34 (The Rookery)
(formerly listed as
Rookery House)
TL 3540 1/58 14.6.64.
Early C19. Gault brick, Welsh slated roof with wide eaves cornice. Plinth, 2
storeys, 4 triple light sash windows under elliptical white brick arches. 2 storey
canted bay window on left. Recessed doorway left of centre has fluted Greek Doric
quarter columns supporting entablature and framing oblong fanlight above 6 panelled
door with 2 panels flush.
Lower wings, with eaves level bands and low parapets, have walls mainly blank,
central segmentally arched panels with imposts.
Interior: ground floor room segmental vaulted ceiling, hall elliptical archways
on fluted oval half columns.

Nos 28 to 36 (even), Yard Wall to No 36 and No 36A form a group with the United
Reformed Church and Nos 1 and 3 Lower King Street.

Listing NGR: TL3551440888

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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