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Rookwood House and Adjacent Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Longframlington, Northumberland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.3019 / 55°18'6"N

Longitude: -1.7992 / 1°47'57"W

OS Eastings: 412843

OS Northings: 600888

OS Grid: NU128008

Mapcode National: GBR H7W4.86

Mapcode Global: WHC1X.BZGV

Entry Name: Rookwood House and Adjacent Cottage

Listing Date: 21 October 1953

Last Amended: 15 September 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1041856

English Heritage Legacy ID: 236833

Location: Longframlington, Northumberland, NE65

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Longframlington

Built-Up Area: Longframlington

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Longframlington with Brinkburn

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

NU 10 SW
5/164
21.10.5-3

LONGFRAMLINGTON
ROTHBURY ROAD
(North side)
Longframlington
Village
Rookwood House and
adjacent cottage (formerly
listed as Rookwood House)


GV
II


W
House dated 1717 with initials T M (Thomas and Mary Wardle) on door surround;
cottage probably later C18. Front of house squared stone of near-ashlar
quality, other elevations and cottage squared stone; Welsh slate roofs.
House T-plan.

Front elevation: House 2 storeys, 5 bays, symmetrical. Rusticated quoins,
sill bands. Central renewed door in lugged architrave under plain frieze
with re-cut inscription and pedimented hood on consoles. Renewed 12-pane
sash windows in architraves. Coped gables on moulded kneelers; stepped-and-
corniced end stacks with paired shafts. Returns each show 4-pane iron-barred
casement. Lower cottage to right 2 storeys, 2 bays; renewed door on far left,
plain sash windows. Coped right gable on moulded kneeler; right end stack as
on house.

Rear elevation: House rear wing shows arched stair window, with glazing
renewed, on right return, and old ridge stack. Cottage shows single-storey
gabled rear wing.

Interior not seen.

C20 extensions to rear and east of house wing, and to east of cottage wing,
are not of special interest.


Listing NGR: NU1284300888

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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