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Rookery Farmhouse, East Bergholt

Description: Rookery Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 May 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 278746

OS Grid Reference: TM0824335656
OS Grid Coordinates: 608243, 235656
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9803, 1.0309

Location: Putticks Lane, East Bergholt, Suffolk CO7 6XU

Locality: East Bergholt
Local Authority: Babergh District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: CO7 6XU

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Listing Text

(West Side)

1/38 Rookery Farmhouse


- II

Farmhouse. C17, extensively restored c1985. Timber-framed, rendered. Plain tile
roof, red brick stack. 2 storeys and attic, 4-5 bay frame. Original lobby entry
now blocked, off-centre plank door to right under tiled bracketed hood. 2-light
casement to right. Restored ovolo mullion window to left of door. C20 fixed light
window to original lobby. Bracketed C20 oriel to left. To first floor, restored
diamond mullion windows and fixed light window against stack. All mullion windows
glazed externally with plate glass. Steeply-pitched roof, off-centre ridge stack
to left. Interior: frame mainly exposed, chamfered jowled posts, wall plates and
studding. Arched down braces to angle post at first floor level. Renewed staircase
in original position to rear of stack retains part of original newel. Room to left
of stack has inglenook with chamfered bressummer. Cambered cross beam and long-
itudinal beam with tongue stops. First floor open to roof in part. Tie beam with
replaced arch braces. Clasped purlin roof. Further inglenook fireplace to bedroom
and restored window retains original shutter groove with replaced shutter.

Listing NGR: TM0824335656

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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