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Description: The Rookery
Date Listed: 15 August 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 286449
OS Grid Reference: TM2235860738
OS Grid Coordinates: 622358, 260738
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2000, 1.2524
TM 26 SW
TM 223 606
1/35 The Rookery
Small country house. 1835-1837 for Mr Barthrope. White Flemish bond brick
with a hipped slate roof. Two storeys. Drive front: 5 bays symmetrically
disposed, the central 3 projecting slightly with a pedimental gable above.
Central ½-glazed door with rectangular overlight. Sash windows to either
side of this of 3 x 3 panes with moulded lintels. Three similar windows to
the first floor. Band of 4 bricks depth dividing the lower body from the
pedimental gable above. The bays at either side have sashes of 4 x 3 panes
to both floors, all these sash windows having moulded lintels and ashlar
sills. The right hand side has clasping buttresses, a central pedimentaly
gabled bay with French windows to the ground floor and at either side of
this sash windows falling to near floor level of 3 x 3 panes and three
first floor windows of 3 x 2 panes, all having moulded lintels. The garden
front (rear) has clasping buttresses at the angles and pilaster buttresses
to either side of the central bow window which has 2 bays with windows of 3
x 3 panes with low sills and a similar window at left with a glazed doorway
at right. To the first floor are two central windows of 3 x 2 having
Interior: Not inspected. The owner reports the remnants of a timber-framed
building incorporated in the rear rooms of the present building.
Listing NGR: TM2235860738
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Source: English Heritage
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