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The Rookery, Norton

Description: The Rookery

Grade: II
Date Listed: 15 November 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 281222

OS Grid Reference: TL9613165754
OS Grid Coordinates: 596131, 265754
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2550, 0.8721

Location: The Street, Norton, Suffolk IP31 3NA

Locality: Norton
Local Authority: Mid Suffolk District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP31 3NA

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Listing Text


2/119 The Rookery (formerly
15.11.54 listed as Rookery
Farmhouse and barn)


Farmhouse; C17 main range with earlier range to right. 2 storeys. Main range
of 2-cell lobby-entrance plan. Timber-framed and plastered: a little C18/C19
herringbone pargetting. Plaintiled roof: an C18 parapet gable of red brick,
now internal to right. An axial C17 chimney of red brick, and another of C18
at gable, the shaft rebuilt in mid C20. Mid C19 sashes with large panes. Mid
C19 gabled plaintiled entrance porch with half-glazed panelled door and
panelled reveals. The range to right was formerly of 1½ storeys: in C19 walls
were raised and a lower-pitched pantiled roof built. Attached to left along
the street frontage is a single-storey C19 range once containing a butcher's
shop: flint and painted brick with plastered end walls. Pantiled roof. Mid
C19 shop window with cornice. To right of facade is a lean-to C19 extension
of painted brick.

Listing NGR: TL9613165754

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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