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Rookery Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Leigh-on-Mendip, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.2231 / 51°13'23"N

Longitude: -2.428 / 2°25'40"W

OS Eastings: 370209

OS Northings: 147192

OS Grid: ST702471

Mapcode National: GBR MY.3BNX

Mapcode Global: VH89W.VJS6

Entry Name: Rookery Farmhouse

Listing Date: 19 December 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1058228

English Heritage Legacy ID: 266945

Location: Leigh-on-Mendip, Mendip, Somerset, BA11

County: Somerset

District: Mendip

Civil Parish: Leigh-on-Mendip

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

The following building shall be added to the list


ST 74 NW LEIGH ON MENDIP LIMEKILN LANE
(north-west side, off)
3/233 Rookery Farmhouse

II

Farmhouse. Late C17, altered. Rubblestone with ashlar dressings; C20 machine-
tile roof. 2 storeys; 5 lst-floor windows to 4 bays, with added wing to rear
right. Quoins. Entrance to right in 2nd bay has quoined surround, C20 part-
glazed 4-panel door, and C20, gabled,stone and glass porch (not of special in-
terest). Ovolo-moulded mullion windows throughout: on ground floor of 4 lights
under hoodmoulds flanking door, of 3 lights to left, and a replacement early
C20 sash with brick jambs and wood lintel to right; on 1st floor of 2 lights
above door, otherwise of 3 lights. Raised verges with stepped coping. Stone
stacks to ends and to ridge between bays 3 and 4, the 2 left-hand stacks heigh-
tened in brick. Rear: Main range has board door with wood lintel in line with
front door; a 2-light window with hoodmould to its left; small later wood-
framed window above, to its right, and another to far right; 2 board doors
into wing; C20 addition in angle of wing and house not of special interest.
Left return: a 2-light window to right on each floor. Right return: C20
added lean-to not of special interest; inserted 1st floor window on right;
wing has 2-light wood-lintelled windows, 2 on ground floor, one above, and end
stack. Interior not inspected but seen to have: in bay - 4 room, boxed, cross-
beams; in bay - 3 room a large stone inglenook fireplace and a deeply-chamfered
cross-beam.
Abandoned and in state of disrepair at time of inspection.


Listing NGR: ST7020947192

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