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Rookery Farmhouse

Farmhouse. C17, extensively restored c.1985. Timber-framed, rendered. Plain tile roof, red brick stack.

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Farmhouse. C17, extensively restored c.1985. Timber-framed, rendered. Plain tile roof, red brick stack. 2 storeys and attic, 4-5 bay frame. Original lobby entry now blocked, off-centre plank door to right under tiled bracketed hood. 2-light casement to right. Restored ovolo mullion window to left of door. C20 fixed light window to original lobby. Bracketed C20 oriel to left. To first floor, restored diamond mullion windows and fixed light window against stack. All mullion windows glazed externally with plate glass. Steeply-pitched roof, off-centre ridge stack to left. Interior: frame mainly exposed, chamfered jowled posts, wall plates and studding. Arched down braces to angle post at first floor level. Renewed staircase in original position to rear of stack retains part of original newel. Room to left of stack has inglenook with chamfered bressummer. Cambered cross beam and longitudinal beam with tongue stops. First floor open to roof in part. Tie beam with replaced arch braces. Clasp

  • Historic England Reference: 1193563
 

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