Description: Rookery Farmhouse
Date Listed: 21 October 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 280046
OS Grid Reference: TM2941181182
OS Grid Coordinates: 629411, 281182
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3806, 1.3694
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METFIELD HONEYPOT LANE
TM 28 SE
2/97 Rookery Farmhouse
Farmhouse. C16 with C19 alterations. Timber framed and plastered, with
brick-cased gable ends. The front (east) side has old panelled plasterwork.
Roof with black glazed pantiles to the front and plaintiles to the rear. 2
storeys and attic. 3-cell form. 3 windows, old 2-light casements. Some
windows have square-leaded glass. To the left an early C19 doorway with 4-
panelled door and architrave with corner roundels. Boarded door to right.
Heavy internal stack and a second smaller stack. Some exposed first-floor
framing internally with evidence for original windows. There have been
alterations to accommodate a C19 staircase although the original newel stairs
still survive. Substantial remains of medieval moat.
Listing NGR: TM2941181182
Source: English Heritage
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