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Description: The Rookery
Date Listed: 16 November 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 220218
OS Grid Reference: TL9896196446
OS Grid Coordinates: 598961, 296446
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5295, 0.9317
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TL 99 NE ROCKLANDS THE STREET
House. c.1600 core, but mainly c.l900. Brick and roughcast clay lump with
pantiled gable roof. Through passage plan. 2 storeys and dormer attic, 3
bay main range with door to left under flat hood. Timber moulded string course
at first floor. 2 bay addition to left of 2 storeys. Cl9 casements throughout,
some C20. Attic storey half timbered. External stack to extension, central
stack to main range. Similar rear but with full length timber conservatory
on roughcast plinth of c.1900. Cross gabled cruciform billiard room to right.
South-west gable retains early C17 window of 5 lights with hollow chamfered
timber mullions. Interior has pegged plank and muntin Screen dividing
original hall from passage. Plain section with 4 muntins missing to provide
access. Rebuilt fireplace. Drawing room with 2 cross bridging beams with sunk
quadrant mouldings. End stopped joists.
Listing NGR: TL9896196446
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Source: English Heritage
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