Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1058228

Date first listed: 19-Dec-1988



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County: Somerset

District: Mendip (District Authority)

Parish: Leigh-on-Mendip

National Grid Reference: ST 70209 47192


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The following building shall be added to the list

ST 74 NW LEIGH ON MENDIP LIMEKILN LANE (north-west side, off) 3/233 Rookery Farmhouse


Farmhouse. Late C17, altered. Rubblestone with ashlar dressings; C20 machine- tile roof. 2 storeys; 5 lst-floor windows to 4 bays, with added wing to rear right. Quoins. Entrance to right in 2nd bay has quoined surround, C20 part- glazed 4-panel door, and C20, gabled,stone and glass porch (not of special in- terest). Ovolo-moulded mullion windows throughout: on ground floor of 4 lights under hoodmoulds flanking door, of 3 lights to left, and a replacement early C20 sash with brick jambs and wood lintel to right; on 1st floor of 2 lights above door, otherwise of 3 lights. Raised verges with stepped coping. Stone stacks to ends and to ridge between bays 3 and 4, the 2 left-hand stacks heigh- tened in brick. Rear: Main range has board door with wood lintel in line with front door; a 2-light window with hoodmould to its left; small later wood- framed window above, to its right, and another to far right; 2 board doors into wing; C20 addition in angle of wing and house not of special interest. Left return: a 2-light window to right on each floor. Right return: C20 added lean-to not of special interest; inserted 1st floor window on right; wing has 2-light wood-lintelled windows, 2 on ground floor, one above, and end stack. Interior not inspected but seen to have: in bay - 4 room, boxed, cross- beams; in bay - 3 room a large stone inglenook fireplace and a deeply-chamfered cross-beam. Abandoned and in state of disrepair at time of inspection.

Listing NGR: ST7020947192


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Legacy System number: 266945

Legacy System: LBS

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