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Rookery Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Fressingfield, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.3304 / 52°19'49"N

Longitude: 1.3501 / 1°21'0"E

OS Eastings: 628358

OS Northings: 275544

OS Grid: TM283755

Mapcode National: GBR WMB.S5P

Mapcode Global: VHL9K.CP3C

Entry Name: Rookery Farmhouse

Listing Date: 21 October 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1284835

English Heritage Legacy ID: 279966

Location: Fressingfield, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP21

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk

Civil Parish: Fressingfield

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Fressingfield St Peter and St Paul

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

TM 27 NE
- Rookery Farmhouse
-- II

Farmhouse. C16. Timber framed and plastered, part of the north gable end
encased in red brick. The roof has glazed black pantiles to the front (east)
and plaintiles to the rear. 2 storeys and attic. 3-cell, lobby entrance
type. 3 windows, C18-C19 large-paned casements; an extra late C19 sash
window on the first floor. c19 gabled open porch with ornamental bargeboards
and spike finial; C19 6-panel raised and fielded door, the upper panels
glazed. Internal stack with 3 truncated detached octagonal shafts, each with
a moulded base. Gable stack at north (service) end. The parlour each good
early C17 stuccoed fireplace with a depressed concave-moulded arch; the square
surround has ovolo moulding with reddish-pink colouring, perhaps original.
The parlour chamber has heavy close studding and a cross-beamed ceiling.
Against the first floor side passage some re-used C16-C17 oak panelling.
Original newel stairs (both flights).

Listing NGR: TM2835875544

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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