The Rookery

Date:
4 Jul 2002
Location:
The Rookery, The Street, Rocklands, Breckland, Norfolk
Reference:
IOE01/07590/08
Type:
Photograph (Digital)

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Description

This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

TL 99 NE ROCKLANDS THE STREET 4/56 The Rookery

- II House. c.1600 core, but mainly c.l900. Brick and roughcast clay lump with pantiled gable roof. Through passage plan. 2 storeys and dormer attic, 3 bay main range with door to left under flat hood. Timber moulded string course at first floor. 2 bay addition to left of 2 storeys. Cl9 casements throughout, some C20. Attic storey half timbered. External stack to extension, central stack to main range. Similar rear but with full length timber conservatory on roughcast plinth of c.1900. Cross gabled cruciform billiard room to right.

South-west gable retains early C17 window of 5 lights with hollow chamfered timber mullions. Interior has pegged plank and muntin Screen dividing original hall from passage. Plain section with 4 muntins missing to provide access. Rebuilt fireplace. Drawing room with 2 cross bridging beams with sunk quadrant mouldings. End stopped joists.



Listing NGR: TL9896196446

Content

This is part of the Series: IOE\Wickham_David R. IOE Records for Wickham, David R.; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England

Rights

Copyright IoE Mr David R. Wickham. Source Historic England Archive

People & Organisations

Photographer: Wickham, David R.

Rights Holder: Wickham, David R.

Keywords

Brick, Clay Lump, Pantile, Roughcast, Tudor House, Elizabethan Monument <By Form>, Stuart Domestic, Jacobean Dwelling