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Latitude: 51.7996 / 51°47'58"N
Longitude: -0.7294 / 0°43'45"W
OS Eastings: 487710
OS Northings: 211980
OS Grid: SP877119
Mapcode National: GBR D37.2DT
Mapcode Global: VHDVD.91Q7
Entry Name: Rookery House
Listing Date: 25 October 1951
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1160338
English Heritage Legacy ID: 42587
Location: Aston Clinton, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire, HP22
District: Aylesbury Vale
Civil Parish: Aston Clinton
Built-Up Area: Aston Clinton
Traditional County: Buckinghamshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire
Church of England Parish: Aston Clinton
Church of England Diocese: Oxford
SP 81 SE 5/19
LONDON ROAD (south side)
(Formerly listed as Rookery Park House)
Small country house, C18 with C17 north wing. Red brick with some blue
bricks, hipped tiled roof, rendered parapet, moulded brick modillion
cornice. 2 storeys with attic, over basement. South front has 3 bays
of widely spaced sash windows in reveals with gauged brick flat arches.
Central bay projects under triangular pediment containing circular recessed
panel. Door and flanking windows within semicircular arched shallow
recess. Gibbs door surround and dentil pediment in painted wood
imitating masonry. Six stone steps in front. Return elevations 1 bay
of sash windows C19 1-storey west wing, parapet and cornice, 2 sash
windows to S. central sash door and flanking panels to N. N. wing.
2 storeys, brick, slate roof, 3 upper sashes with thick glazing bars
of early C18 pattern. Further N., C17 timber framed wing brick infill,
tiled roof with one old chimney on W. side, small wooden cupola on ridge.
Casement windows, door in angle with main house having pedimented
hood. N. front of main house has tiled lean-to on ground floor, upper
window with gothic pattern glazing. Interior chamfered beams and
open fireplace in C17 wing, original C18 staircase, fireplaces to main
RCHM I p. 21. MON. 6.
Listing NGR: SP8771011980
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