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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1289327
English Heritage Legacy ID: 397420
Location: Granborough, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire, MK18
District: Aylesbury Vale
Civil Parish: Granborough
Traditional County: Buckinghamshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire
Church of England Parish: Granborough
Church of England Diocese: Oxford
SP 72 NE GRANBOROUGH HOGSHAW ROAD
2/45 Rookery Farmhouse
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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