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Rookery Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Finningham, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.2952 / 52°17'42"N

Longitude: 1.0164 / 1°0'58"E

OS Eastings: 605788

OS Northings: 270623

OS Grid: TM057706

Mapcode National: GBR SHG.5RH

Mapcode Global: VHKD3.KKNW

Entry Name: Rookery Farmhouse

Listing Date: 14 June 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1180543

English Heritage Legacy ID: 279475

Location: Finningham, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP14

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk

Civil Parish: Finningham

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Finningham St Bartholomew

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text


2/19 Rookery Farm House

Farmhouse. C15 or early C16, stack and floor inserted and extended mid to
late C16, part raised in C17, altered C20. Timber frame, plastered. Steeply
pitched machine tiled roofs. Originally a small 2 bay open hall with a
storeyed lower bay, stack inserted and parlour added at upper end to right.
Early bays raised to 2 storeys, 2 storeys and attic to parlour. Entrance in
original cross passage position in hall lower bay, a C19 half glazed
architraved door in a C20 open gabled porch. C20 casements. Axial ridge
stack with cap rebuilt to right, lean-to roof extends over stairs in front of
stack projecting as far as parlour addition which has a higher ridge. Right
end shaped bracket to rear wall plate. To rear a single plane to both builds,
cross passage entrance blocked, behind service bay an early external stack,
rendered base, C18 cap; extending beyond a clay lump and pantiled lean-to
outbuilding with 3 boarded doors, behind parlour a C20 addition. Interior:
cross passage survives, frame largely concealed, hall has inserted bar stop
chamfered cross axial binding beam and stop chamfered mid-rails, original wall
plates, later roof with a cambered tie beam. Parlour has double roll moulded
binding beams with good bar and leaf stops, similar joists, side girts and
fireplace bressumer, traces of close studding, arched braces to cambered tie
beams, roof with chamfered arched braces to cranked collars, butt purlins with
cranked windbraces.

Listing NGR: TM0578870623

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