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Description: Rookery House
Date Listed: 4 January 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 164407
OS Grid Reference: TA2171906635
OS Grid Coordinates: 521719, 406635
Latitude/Longitude: 53.5423, -0.1646
TA 20 NW LACEBY GRIMSBY ROAD
2/41 Rookery House (formerly
listed as The Rookery)
House. Mid-late C18, perhaps with earlier origins to rear wing. Brick with
slate roof to front, pantiles to rear. L-shaped on plan: 2-room central
entrance front to south with C20 single-room addition to left, 2-room wing
to rear right with outshut in angle. 2 storeys, 3 bays; symmetrical, with
single-storey single-bay addition. Chamfered stucco plinth. Doorcase with
engaged Doric columns carrying plain entablature and cornice, round-headed
opening with fluted architrave, key and impost blocks; half glazed 6-
panelled door beneath fluted cornice and Gothick fanlight in panelled
reveal. Slightly recessed 12-pane sashes in wooden surrounds with stucco
flat arches and projecting stone cills. First floor windows with louvred
wooden shutters. Moulded stucco cornice with stone-coped parapet. Brick-
coped gables; end stacks. Right return forms secondary front of 4 bays:
stucco plinth, half-glazed door to 3rd bay with 2-pane overlight in
architrave beneath stucco cambered arch; 12-pane sashes in flush wooden
architraves under similar arches; windows to first bay are C20 insertions.
Dentilled brick eaves cornice. Brick-coped gable. Axial stack. Interior.
Open well closed-string staircase with moulded handrail, column balusters
and plain newels. Moulded dado rail to entrance and stairhalls. Panelled
window shutters and 4-fielded-panel doors in architraves. Cupboards to
first floor front bedrooms with fielded-panel doors and H-hinges. Good
moulded ceiling beam to back kitchen. Barrel-vaulted brick cellar to rear
Listing NGR: TA2171906635
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Source: English Heritage
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