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Rookyard Farmhouse, Old Newton with Dagworth

Description: Rookyard Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 9 December 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 280639

OS Grid Reference: TM0509563111
OS Grid Coordinates: 605095, 263111
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2280, 1.0016

Location: Finningham Road, Old Newton, Suffolk IP14 4EB

Locality: Old Newton with Dagworth
Local Authority: Mid Suffolk District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP14 4EB

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Listing Text

Rookyard Farmhouse
5/156 (formerly listed as
09/12/55 Rookery Farmhouse and
-- II

Farmhouse; built in 2 stages, corner-to-corner: an early C16 service range to
left, and a main range of c.1550 of 3-cell cross-entry plan to right. Timber
framed and plastered. Hipped plaintiled roofs. Two axial C17 chimneys of red
brick with sawtooth shafts; that to left has a moulded course to the plinth
and is possibly later. Mainly early C19 small-pane windows: 3-light casements
at 1st storey and tripartite sashes below. At cross-entry position is an
early C19 doorway with slender fluted pilasters and cornice with paterae;
early C20 panelled door, and another in left hand range. The main range has
good quality mid-C16 framing with double-ogee moulded beams and joists. One
of a pair of 4-centred arched service room doorways, with concealed carved
spandrels. Wind-braced clasped purlin roof. The lower range is slightly
earlier; the south gable has an altered end-jetty at 1st floor level.
Unmoulded framing. The roof was rebuilt in C18/C19.

Listing NGR: TM0509563111

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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