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ROOK LANE HOUSE AND ARCHWAY TO ROOK LANE COTTAGE

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: ROOK LANE HOUSE AND ARCHWAY TO ROOK LANE COTTAGE

List entry Number: 1057852

Location

ROOK LANE HOUSE AND ARCHWAY TO ROOK LANE COTTAGE, CHRISTCHURCH STREET WEST

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

County: Somerset

District: Mendip

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Frome

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 22-Jul-1949

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 266137

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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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

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National Grid Reference: ST 77517 47821

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