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Rookery Farmhouse, Great Dunham

Description: Rookery Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 December 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 220406

OS Grid Reference: TF8731314262
OS Grid Coordinates: 587313, 314262
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6936, 0.7703

Location: Litcham Road, Great Dunham, Norfolk PE32 2LU

Locality: Great Dunham
Local Authority: Breckland District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: PE32 2LU

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Listing Text


6/5 Rookery Farmhouse
- II

Farmhouse. Early C19 and later.Re -used limestone ashlar, flint, brick
and rendered brick. Black pantiled roof. 2 storeys and a symmetrical
facade of 3 bays. Central porch with a pair of Tuscan columns supporting
a simple entablature. Sash window above with glazing bars and a wooden
rectangular hood mould. Pair of canted bays at ground floor with large
sash windows and open parapets - probably later additions. Above, tri-
partite sash windows with glazing bars beneath wooden rectangular hood
moulds. Tall rendered parapet. Gault brick gable-end stacks. Re-used
material with decorative carving of lozenges, chevron, sections of
shaft and cushion capitals identifiable as belonging to the later C12.
The destroyed church of St. Mary is the most probable provenance. Included
primarily for re-used material.

Listing NGR: TF8731314262

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Source: English Heritage

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