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Rookery House

A Grade II Listed Building in Aston Clinton, Buckinghamshire

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1160338

English Heritage Legacy ID: 42587

Location: Aston Clinton, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire, HP22

County: Buckinghamshire

District: Aylesbury Vale

Civil Parish: Aston Clinton

Traditional County: Buckinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Aston Clinton

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

SP 81 SE 5/19

ASTON CLINTON
LONDON ROAD (south side)

Rookery House
(Formerly listed as Rookery Park House)

25.10.51

GV

II

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
house.
RCHM I p. 21. MON. 6.


Listing NGR: SP8771011980

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