Description: The Rookery
Date Listed: 13 September 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 324237
OS Grid Reference: SD8951161114
OS Grid Coordinates: 389511, 461114
Latitude/Longitude: 54.0459, -2.1617
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KIRKBY MALHAM MALHAM ROAD
SD 86 SE
6/12 The Rookery
House, late C17 origin, refronted late C18 and extended late C19. Rubble, stone
dressings, stone slate roof. Two storeys, double fronted. Door to left of centre
with plain surround flanked by brackets carrying pediment. C19 door with Gothick
glazing. Windows with raised hollow chamfered surrounds. Moulded doorway to left
into original entrance lobby, blocked with C19 quatrefoil light. Stone stacks on
right-hand gable and ridge stack at junction of original house and extension.
Slightly projecting one bay C19 extension of rock-faced stone to left has raised
band between floors, modillions at eaves. Gable end stack with twin octagonal
shafts. All windows have late C19 sashes without glazing bars. Windows of various
dates to rear including one C17 with 3 lights and chamfered mullions. Interior:
massive inglenook fireplace in line with original doorway. Massive stone segmental
bressummer in three pieces with lines incised to represent voussoirs of a type
common up to the late C17.
Listing NGR: SD8951161114
Source: English Heritage
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