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The Rookery

A Grade II* Listed Building in Stowmarket, Suffolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.1883 / 52°11'18"N

Longitude: 0.9939 / 0°59'38"E

OS Eastings: 604750

OS Northings: 258681

OS Grid: TM047586

Mapcode National: GBR SJM.L4C

Mapcode Global: VHKDP.58T7

Entry Name: The Rookery

Listing Date: 28 July 1950

Last Amended: 29 November 1993

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1297873

English Heritage Legacy ID: 384658

Location: Stowmarket, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP14

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk

Civil Parish: Stowmarket

Built-Up Area: Stowmarket

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Stowmarket St Peter and St Mary

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text


STOWMARKET

TM0458 TAVERN STREET
614-1/4/130 (South side)
28/07/50 Nos.15 AND 15A
The Rookery
(Formerly Listed as:
TAVERN STREET
No.15
The Rookery)

GV II*

House. Early C17, refronted and interior remodelled 1770.
Roughcast timber-frame under machine tile roof. 2 storeys and
dormer attic, in 5 bays. Asymmetrical facade to street.
Central 6-panelled door with panelled reveals, a plain
overlight and an open pediment. 2 sashes right and left, each
with 6/6 glazing bars, bolection-moulded surrounds and hoods.
5 first-floor 3/6 sashes with similar surrounds. Gabled roof
with 3 gabled dormers fitted with 2-light casements. C19 ridge
stack. Rear with a 2-storey brick cross wing, gabled and with
plain tiles; mixed fenestration including two C20 casements, a
tripartite sash and a 10/10 sash. East gable wall of front
range with a 2-storey bow lit through 3 6/6 curved sashes each
floor, c1770. INTERIOR. Fully panelled Adamesque room with
elliptical arched doorway, medallion ovals and heads in
spandrels. C18 mantelpiece. Bedroom with wide coved ceiling
cornice, enriched plaster frieze and ceiling panel mouldings.
Staircase with 3 fluted balusters per tread and scrolled tread
ends.
(DOE:List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Hist.
Interest: Urban District of Stowmarket: London: 1972-).


Listing NGR: TM0475058681

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