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THE ROOKERY

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: THE ROOKERY

List entry Number: 1030569

Location

THE ROOKERY, BRANDESTON ROAD

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Suffolk

District: Suffolk Coastal

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Earl Soham

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 25-Oct-1951

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 285806

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

TW 26 SW EARL SOHAM BRANDESTON ROAD

8/34 The Rookery 25.10.51

GV II*

House. C16, the south wing largely rebuilt C19. L shape plan. South wing: red brick with colourwashed facade, plaintiles to front, pantiles to rear; 2 storeys; casement windows, one with leaded panes, cambered brick arches; doorway at the angle of the 2 ranges: 4-panel door, the upper 2 panels glazed with ornamental wrought iron infilling, pilasters, frieze and cornice; internal stack of sawtooth pattern, set forward of roof ridge. North wing: timber framed and plastered, the plaster double-lined in imitation of ashlar, plaintiled roof; 2 storeys; windows mainly C18 square leaded mullion and transom casements; gable end with C18 2-storey 3-light canted bay with modillion cornice. Fine internal stack with a cluster of 6 circular flues with moulded brick enrichment, moulded bases and renewed star caps. North wing has a fully panelled ground floor room with a fine C18 moulded plaster ceiling, believed to be of French or Italian workmanship.

Listing NGR: TM2313262937

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National Grid Reference: TM 23132 62937

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