ROOKWOOD HOUSE AND ADJACENT COTTAGE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1041856
Date first listed:
21-Oct-1953
Date of most recent amendment:
15-Sep-1988
Statutory Address:
ROOKWOOD HOUSE AND ADJACENT COTTAGE, ROTHBURY ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
ROOKWOOD HOUSE AND ADJACENT COTTAGE, ROTHBURY ROAD

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

District:
Northumberland (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Longframlington
National Grid Reference:
NU1284300888

Details

NU 10 SW 5/164 21.10.5-3



LONGFRAMLINGTON ROTHBURY ROAD (North side) Longframlington Village Rookwood House and adjacent cottage (formerly listed as Rookwood House)

GV II

W House dated 1717 with initials T M (Thomas and Mary Wardle) on door surround; cottage probably later C18. Front of house squared stone of near-ashlar quality, other elevations and cottage squared stone; Welsh slate roofs. House T-plan.

Front elevation: House 2 storeys, 5 bays, symmetrical. Rusticated quoins, sill bands. Central renewed door in lugged architrave under plain frieze with re-cut inscription and pedimented hood on consoles. Renewed 12-pane sash windows in architraves. Coped gables on moulded kneelers; stepped-and- corniced end stacks with paired shafts. Returns each show 4-pane iron-barred casement. Lower cottage to right 2 storeys, 2 bays; renewed door on far left, plain sash windows. Coped right gable on moulded kneeler; right end stack as on house.

Rear elevation: House rear wing shows arched stair window, with glazing renewed, on right return, and old ridge stack. Cottage shows single-storey gabled rear wing.

Interior not seen.

C20 extensions to rear and east of house wing, and to east of cottage wing, are not of special interest.

Listing NGR: NU1284300888

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
236833
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 07 Jun 2005
Reference: IOE01/13339/18
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Gordon Dixon. Source Historic England Archive
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