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Rookery Farmhouse, Metfield

Description: Rookery Farmhouse

Grade: II
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

Location: Honeypot Lane, Metfield, Suffolk IP20 0PG

Locality: Metfield
Local Authority: Mid Suffolk District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP20 0PG

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Listing Text

TM 28 SE
2/97 Rookery Farmhouse
-- II

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

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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