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Rookery Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Granborough, Buckinghamshire

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Latitude: 51.9207 / 51°55'14"N

Longitude: -0.8889 / 0°53'20"W

OS Eastings: 476510

OS Northings: 225268

OS Grid: SP765252

Mapcode National: GBR C04.J32

Mapcode Global: VHDTJ.JZYG

Entry Name: Rookery Farmhouse

Listing Date: 17 May 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1289327

English Heritage Legacy ID: 397420

Location: Granborough, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire, MK18

County: Buckinghamshire

District: Aylesbury Vale

Civil Parish: Granborough

Built-Up Area: Granborough

Traditional County: Buckinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Granborough

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text


2/45 Rookery Farmhouse

- II

House. Late C16-C17. Timber frame with diagonal braces and
whitewashed brick infill to end bays and rear. Whitewashed rubble
stone plinth. Front of centre bay rebuilt with whitewashed
rubble stone to ground floor and brick above. Half-hipped old
tile roof, 2 brick chimneys off-centre to right. 2 storeys, 3 bays.
3-light wooden casements with horizontal glazing bars, that to upper
left C20. Lower right-hand windows have segmental heads, one with
rendered voussoir. Flush panelled door between right-hand bays
with Sun fire insurance plaque above. Rear has C20 casements and
C18 2-storey extension of brick with tiled roof forming L-plan.
Further C19 bay, now part garage attached to gable of extension.
Interior: centre room on ground floor has moulded and stopped
spine beam and section of painted frieze with floral motifs and
shield with date of 1628. Spiral staircase. Upper left-hand
rooms probably once open to roof. Ground floor has one original
oak window with moulded jambs and central mullion and 2 diamond

RCHM II p. 120 Mon. 15

Listing NGR: SP7651025268

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