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Description: Rookery Farmhouse
Date Listed: 21 October 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 279966
OS Grid Reference: TM2835875544
OS Grid Coordinates: 628358, 275544
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3304, 1.3501
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FRESSINGFIELD CHIPPENHALL GREEN
TM 27 NE
- Rookery Farmhouse
Farmhouse. C16. Timber framed and plastered, part of the north gable end
encased in red brick. The roof has glazed black pantiles to the front (east)
and plaintiles to the rear. 2 storeys and attic. 3-cell, lobby entrance
type. 3 windows, C18-C19 large-paned casements; an extra late C19 sash
window on the first floor. c19 gabled open porch with ornamental bargeboards
and spike finial; C19 6-panel raised and fielded door, the upper panels
glazed. Internal stack with 3 truncated detached octagonal shafts, each with
a moulded base. Gable stack at north (service) end. The parlour each good
early C17 stuccoed fireplace with a depressed concave-moulded arch; the square
surround has ovolo moulding with reddish-pink colouring, perhaps original.
The parlour chamber has heavy close studding and a cross-beamed ceiling.
Against the first floor side passage some re-used C16-C17 oak panelling.
Original newel stairs (both flights).
Listing NGR: TM2835875544
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Source: English Heritage
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