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Rookery Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Stoke Bruerne, Northamptonshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.1431 / 52°8'35"N

Longitude: -0.9122 / 0°54'43"W

OS Eastings: 474537

OS Northings: 249980

OS Grid: SP745499

Mapcode National: GBR BXD.Q5M

Mapcode Global: VHDSK.4DMG

Entry Name: Rookery Farmhouse

Listing Date: 15 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1371610

English Heritage Legacy ID: 234976

Location: Stoke Bruerne, South Northamptonshire, Northamptonshire, NN12

County: Northamptonshire

District: South Northamptonshire

Civil Parish: Stoke Bruerne

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: Stoke Bruerne St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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Listing Text

SP 7448 STOKE BRUERNE BRIDGE ROAD
(East side)
13/156 Rookery Farmhouse

GV II


Farmhouse. Early C19. Coursed squared limestone, hipped slate roof, brick
internal stacks. Double-depth plan. 3-storey, 3-window range. Central
part-glazed door with fanlight in open porch on thin cast-iron pillars
supporting timber superstructure which has semi-circular arches to front and
sides; frieze and moulded cornice. 12-pane sash windows to ground, first and
second floors, all with flat arched stone head with keyblocks. Moulded stone
eaves. Lead rainwater heads and pipes. Interior. Central staircase from ground
floor to attic with stick balusters and mahogany ramped and wreathed handrail;
stone-paved floor. Front and back doors either end of staircase hall have
shutters which fold back during day either side to create Venetian window style
composition with wood surround to shutter recesses and round doors. Reeded
doorcases to principal rooms that to sitting room with lions head masks to
angles. Ornamental plasterwork borders to ceiling of principal ground floor
rooms and marble chimney pieces. Originally part of the Grafton estate.


Listing NGR: SP7453749980

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