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Rookery Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Great Dunham, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.6936 / 52°41'37"N

Longitude: 0.7703 / 0°46'13"E

OS Eastings: 587313

OS Northings: 314262

OS Grid: TF873142

Mapcode National: GBR R8Z.3L6

Mapcode Global: WHKQQ.TK0B

Entry Name: Rookery Farmhouse

Listing Date: 4 December 1951

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1342493

English Heritage Legacy ID: 220406

Location: Great Dunham, Breckland, Norfolk, PE32

County: Norfolk

District: Breckland

Civil Parish: Great Dunham

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Dunham Great St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text


6/5 Rookery Farmhouse
- II

Farmhouse. Early C19 and later.Re -used limestone ashlar, flint, brick
and rendered brick. Black pantiled roof. 2 storeys and a symmetrical
facade of 3 bays. Central porch with a pair of Tuscan columns supporting
a simple entablature. Sash window above with glazing bars and a wooden
rectangular hood mould. Pair of canted bays at ground floor with large
sash windows and open parapets - probably later additions. Above, tri-
partite sash windows with glazing bars beneath wooden rectangular hood
moulds. Tall rendered parapet. Gault brick gable-end stacks. Re-used
material with decorative carving of lozenges, chevron, sections of
shaft and cushion capitals identifiable as belonging to the later C12.
The destroyed church of St. Mary is the most probable provenance. Included
primarily for re-used material.

Listing NGR: TF8731314262

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