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The Rookey and Attached Walls, Chew Magna

Description: The Rookey and Attached Walls

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 December 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 32909

OS Grid Reference: ST5722263412
OS Grid Coordinates: 357222, 163412
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3682, -2.6159

Location: Nutgrove Lane, Chew Magna, Bath and North East Somerset BS40 8PS

Locality: Chew Magna
County: Bath and North East Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: BS40 8PS

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Listing Text


3/15 The Rookery and attached walls


House and attached walls. Early C19 with mid C19 and C20 alterations and
additions. Rendered, hipped slate roofs with deep eaves on wooden brackets with
ashlar stacks, sandstone rubble walls. 2 storeys and 2 windows, ground floor has
sash to each side of C20 flat-roofed glazed porch with pilasters, 6-panelled door
in moulded frame, French window to right; first floor has two 16-pane sashes with
external shutters. Attached to right, rubble wall about 4 metres high and
extending about 9 metres, ramped down to pointed arched doorway, with ammonites
set in rubble. Right return has 3 canted bays through 2 storeys, each with
French window to front with margin glazing, 12-pane casement to each side, 2 bays
to right have overlight also with margin glazing; at first floor each bay has
central 16-pane sash with 8-pane sash to each side, except central bay with
20-pane front sash, attached wrought iron conservatory along whole of ground
floor. Rear wing set back to right has single storey addition in rubble, coped,
with 4-light window and pointed arched door to rear, first floor right has 8-pane
sash and sash, canted bay to right with 16-pane sash to front and 8-pane sash to
each side. Left return has tall round-headed stair light, 12 panes in lower
section, splayed glazing bars above; rear wing slightly set back has 2 round
headed windows of varied sizes with splayed glazing bars at ground floor,
2 similar round-headed sashes at first floor; later C19 service wing attached to
left of 2 storeys, has two 4-pane sashes at ground floor and two 2-light casements
under eaves with external shutters, small clock tower above with pitched roof and
large clock; left return of wing has 2-light and 3-light casement at ground floor
and door with overlight, two 2-light and one 3-light casement under eaves, door to
left in lean-to. Attached to rear, single storey addition with hipped roof
c.1930 with 12-light mullion and transom window with leaded lights. Rear has
2 doors, 2-light casement and 10-pane light to rear of service wing, sandstone
rubble single storey addition to rear of right return, not rendered. Interior:
not accessible.

Listing NGR: ST5722263412

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Source: English Heritage

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