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The Rookery

A Grade II Listed Building in Offley, Hertfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9268 / 51°55'36"N

Longitude: -0.3342 / 0°20'3"W

OS Eastings: 514637

OS Northings: 226678

OS Grid: TL146266

Mapcode National: GBR H66.0BS

Mapcode Global: VHGNR.5T4R

Entry Name: The Rookery

Listing Date: 24 October 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1103209

English Heritage Legacy ID: 163111

Location: Offley, North Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG5

County: Hertfordshire

District: North Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Offley

Built-Up Area: Great Offley

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Offley

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

OFFLEY KINGS WALDEN ROAD
TL 1626 (East side)
Great Offley

13/101 The Rookery
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GV II

House. C16 or earlier E crosswing, lower hall range probably C17 but
brick cased. C19 alterations. Timber frame exposed externally only on E
and N sides of crosswing, early C18 chequered red and grey brickwork to
ground and 1st floor of S front of crosswing but gable above roughcast.
Hall range to W cased in C19 red brick in Flemish-bond. Steep old red
tile roofs. A 1 1/2-storeys hall range facing S with 2-storeys gabled E
crosswing projecting to front. Very large English-bond narrow red brick
chimney to E end (rear bay) of 2-bays crosswing. S front has plat band
and plinth to brick front of wing with 3-lights flush casement window to
1st floor and segmental arches to 2 2-lights flush casements to ground
floor. Entrance under tiled gabled hood into lobby by central chimney. 2
gables to 2 upper windows of 2-lights casements across line of eaves. 2-
and 3-lights casements under segmental arches to ground floor and W
lean-to. E and N sides of wing have close-studding to 1st floor. Boards
to represent heavy tension braces have been coach screwed to outside of
studs at rear, plastered infill panels. Purlin ends show the wing to
have a side-purlin roof.


Listing NGR: TL1463726678

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