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The Rookery, Earl Soham

Description: The Rookery

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 25 October 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 285806

OS Grid Reference: TM2313262937
OS Grid Coordinates: 623132, 262937
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2194, 1.2652

Location: Brandeston Road, Earl Soham, Suffolk IP13 7RU

Locality: Earl Soham
Local Authority: Suffolk Coastal District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP13 7RU

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Listing Text


8/34 The Rookery


House. C16, the south wing largely rebuilt C19. L shape plan.
South wing: red brick with colourwashed facade, plaintiles to
front, pantiles to rear; 2 storeys; casement windows, one with
leaded panes, cambered brick arches; doorway at the angle of the
2 ranges: 4-panel door, the upper 2 panels glazed with ornamental
wrought iron infilling, pilasters, frieze and cornice; internal
stack of sawtooth pattern, set forward of roof ridge. North
wing: timber framed and plastered, the plaster double-lined in
imitation of ashlar, plaintiled roof; 2 storeys; windows mainly
C18 square leaded mullion and transom casements; gable end with
C18 2-storey 3-light canted bay with modillion cornice. Fine
internal stack with a cluster of 6 circular flues with moulded
brick enrichment, moulded bases and renewed star caps. North
wing has a fully panelled ground floor room with a fine C18
moulded plaster ceiling, believed to be of French or Italian

Listing NGR: TM2313262937

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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