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The Rookery

A Grade II Listed Building in Swanage, Dorset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.6075 / 50°36'26"N

Longitude: -1.9539 / 1°57'14"W

OS Eastings: 403358

OS Northings: 78639

OS Grid: SZ033786

Mapcode National: GBR 459.YMM

Mapcode Global: FRA 67SG.JM9

Entry Name: The Rookery

Listing Date: 21 March 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1119880

English Heritage Legacy ID: 108259

Location: Swanage, Purbeck, Dorset, BH19

County: Dorset

District: Purbeck

Civil Parish: Swanage

Built-Up Area: Swanage

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Swanage St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

SEYMER ROAD
1.
5190
(east side)
The Rookery
SZ 0378 NW 5/132
II GV

2.
Built c1830 by William Morton Pitt as a Custom House and Library. Two storeys and
basement. Rendered walls and low-pitched slate roof. The main elevation to Seymer
Road has 4 windows on the first floor and 3 windows and an entrance door on the
ground floor. The windows at the north end on each floor are blocked. Double-hung
sashes with glazing bars. The doorway has a classical pedimented hood, with reeded
pilasters, and fanlight. Later conservatories on north and east sides. RCHM Monument 51


Listing NGR: SZ0335878639

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