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The Rookery, Offley

Description: The Rookery

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 October 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 163111

OS Grid Reference: TL1463726678
OS Grid Coordinates: 514637, 226678
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9268, -0.3342

Location: Harris Lane, Offley, Hertfordshire SG5 3DX

Locality: Offley
Local Authority: North Hertfordshire District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SG5 3DX

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Listing Text

TL 1626 (East side)
Great Offley

13/101 The Rookery

House. C16 or earlier E crosswing, lower hall range probably C17 but
brick cased. C19 alterations. Timber frame exposed externally only on E
and N sides of crosswing, early C18 chequered red and grey brickwork to
ground and 1st floor of S front of crosswing but gable above roughcast.
Hall range to W cased in C19 red brick in Flemish-bond. Steep old red
tile roofs. A 1 1/2-storeys hall range facing S with 2-storeys gabled E
crosswing projecting to front. Very large English-bond narrow red brick
chimney to E end (rear bay) of 2-bays crosswing. S front has plat band
and plinth to brick front of wing with 3-lights flush casement window to
1st floor and segmental arches to 2 2-lights flush casements to ground
floor. Entrance under tiled gabled hood into lobby by central chimney. 2
gables to 2 upper windows of 2-lights casements across line of eaves. 2-
and 3-lights casements under segmental arches to ground floor and W
lean-to. E and N sides of wing have close-studding to 1st floor. Boards
to represent heavy tension braces have been coach screwed to outside of
studs at rear, plastered infill panels. Purlin ends show the wing to
have a side-purlin roof.

Listing NGR: TL1463726678

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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