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The Rookery

A Grade II Listed Building in Cretingham, Suffolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.2 / 52°11'59"N

Longitude: 1.2524 / 1°15'8"E

OS Eastings: 622358

OS Northings: 260738

OS Grid: TM223607

Mapcode National: GBR VML.5FD

Mapcode Global: VHLB2.NYGV

Entry Name: The Rookery

Listing Date: 15 August 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1030317

English Heritage Legacy ID: 286449

Location: Cretingham, Suffolk Coastal, Suffolk, IP13

County: Suffolk

District: Suffolk Coastal

Civil Parish: Cretingham

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Cretingham St Peter

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

CRETINGHAM
TM 26 SW
TM 223 606
1/35 The Rookery
-
- II

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
moulded lintels.
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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