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The Rookery

A Grade II Listed Building in Royston, Hertfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.0498 / 52°2'59"N

Longitude: -0.0252 / 0°1'30"W

OS Eastings: 535514

OS Northings: 240888

OS Grid: TL355408

Mapcode National: GBR K7Q.DGM

Mapcode Global: VHGNB.JQ1Z

Entry Name: The Rookery

Listing Date: 14 June 1964

Last Amended: 11 June 1976

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1174685

English Heritage Legacy ID: 161791

Location: Royston, North Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG8

County: Hertfordshire

District: North Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Royston

Built-Up Area: Royston

Traditional County: Cambridgeshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Royston

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

1.
5255 KNEESWORTH STREET
(West Side)
No 34 (The Rookery)
(formerly listed as
Rookery House)
TL 3540 1/58 14.6.64.
II GV
2.
Early C19. Gault brick, Welsh slated roof with wide eaves cornice. Plinth, 2
storeys, 4 triple light sash windows under elliptical white brick arches. 2 storey
canted bay window on left. Recessed doorway left of centre has fluted Greek Doric
quarter columns supporting entablature and framing oblong fanlight above 6 panelled
door with 2 panels flush.
Lower wings, with eaves level bands and low parapets, have walls mainly blank,
central segmentally arched panels with imposts.
Interior: ground floor room segmental vaulted ceiling, hall elliptical archways
on fluted oval half columns.

Nos 28 to 36 (even), Yard Wall to No 36 and No 36A form a group with the United
Reformed Church and Nos 1 and 3 Lower King Street.


Listing NGR: TL3551440888

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