ROOK LANE HOUSE AND ARCHWAY TO ROOK LANE COTTAGE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1057852
Date first listed:
22-Jul-1949
Statutory Address:
ROOK LANE HOUSE AND ARCHWAY TO ROOK LANE COTTAGE, CHRISTCHURCH STREET WEST

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Location

Statutory Address:
ROOK LANE HOUSE AND ARCHWAY TO ROOK LANE COTTAGE, CHRISTCHURCH STREET WEST

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

County:
Somerset
District:
Mendip (District Authority)
Parish:
Frome
National Grid Reference:
ST 77517 47821

Details

1. 5363 CHRISTCHURCH STREET WEST (North-East side)

ST 7747 NE 10/54 GV Rook Lane House and 22.7.49 Archway to Rook Lane Cottage II

2. Late C17 altered late C19. Rubble walling with relieving arches over window openings, stone tiled roof. End gables and 2 gables to front, coped verges, stone chimneys. 2 casements with chamfered stone mullions. 3 + 1 bays, late C19 glazing bar sashes. Left hand ground floor window 7 light bay with transomes, ogee heads and parapet (late C19. Right hand bay has modern casements inserted in 1st floor and paired plate glass sashes on ground floor. Good late C18 door in architrave opening with cornice hood on brackets and fluted frieze; modern door with rectangular fanlight of intersecting pattern including section in glazing for lamp. Once the house of Frances Rowe, an C18 poet. Formerly the home of the Smith family who sheltered the deposed priest of St John's Church (1662). Linked to right by segmental arch with passage over to 2 storey 1 window gabled cottage with bargeboards and plate-glass sashes dated 1898. (Rook Lane Cottage not of special interest).

Listing NGR: ST7751847828

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
266137
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: 14 Feb 2002
Reference: IOE01/04535/24
Rights: Copyright IoE Ms Geraldine Bunn. Source Historic England Archive
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