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Latitude: 51.481 / 51°28'51"N
Longitude: -1.531 / 1°31'51"W
OS Eastings: 432665
OS Northings: 175884
OS Grid: SU326758
Mapcode National: GBR 6ZD.3RK
Mapcode Global: VHC1L.D1ZH
Entry Name: Rooksnest
Listing Date: 6 February 1962
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1113657
English Heritage Legacy ID: 39360
Location: Lambourn, West Berkshire, RG17
County: West Berkshire
Civil Parish: Lambourn
Traditional County: Berkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Berkshire
Church of England Parish: Lambourn
Church of England Diocese: Oxford
SU 37NW LAMBOURN BAYDON ROAD (OFF)
Country House. C16 with extensive 1920s extensions by Biddulph Pinchard. 2 storeys
and attic, flint with stone dressings, stone tile roof. Built around a courtyard,
west front has flanking gables, narrow central gabled porch of brick with stone
quoins. 6 light stone mullioned and transomed upper window at top of porch,
single light below, ledged door in four centred arched stone surround with cut
spandrels and a small carved coat of arms in panel over door. Flanking porch are
2 x 2 light mullioned and transomed windows. Each gable has 1 bay with 3 light
mullioned casement in attic, 8 x 10 light mullioned and transomed windows below.
Flanking stone chimneys with brick diagonal shafts with offset heads. C16 portion
is to RH of porch, the rest is modern.
Interior has 4 centred stone arched fireplaces in old portion of house, imported
italian C17 panelling, inlaid, with ionic, fluted pilasters in dining room.
Two C17 carved, spanish doors to living and siting rooms. Staircase with twisted
balusters in old house, large central staircase with stone balustrade behind modern
Listing NGR: SU3266575884
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