Description: Rookery Farmhouse
Date Listed: 18 April 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 280762
OS Grid Reference: TL9602660854
OS Grid Coordinates: 596026, 260854
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2110, 0.8677
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DRINKSTONE GEDDING ROAD
TL 96 SE
1/9 Rookery Farmhouse
Former farmhouse, probably early C17; remodelling of 1868. Two storeys and
attics. 3-cell cross-entry plan, the parlour of cross-wing form. In 1868 the
parlour wing was remodelled to form the main facade, to face west. Timber-
framed, encased at the front in gault brick. Plaintiled roofs. An early C17
chimney of red brick at the junction of the two ranges: good quality sawtooth
stack with moulded base. Two other C19 chimneys are of identical design. 3
windows. Casements with prominent mullions and transomes. An entrance porch
of gault brick: 2 storeys with attic, multiple-panelled door, and above the
attic window is a stone lintel carved with "F.N. 1868".
Listing NGR: TL9602660854
Source: English Heritage
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