THE ROOKERY

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1103209
Date first listed:
24-Oct-1988
Statutory Address:
THE ROOKERY, KINGS WALDEN ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
THE ROOKERY, KINGS WALDEN ROAD

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

County:
Hertfordshire
District:
North Hertfordshire (District Authority)
Parish:
Offley
National Grid Reference:
TL 14637 26678

Details

OFFLEY KINGS WALDEN ROAD TL 1626 (East side) Great Offley

13/101 The Rookery - GV II

House. C16 or earlier E crosswing, lower hall range probably C17 but brick cased. C19 alterations. Timber frame exposed externally only on E and N sides of crosswing, early C18 chequered red and grey brickwork to ground and 1st floor of S front of crosswing but gable above roughcast. Hall range to W cased in C19 red brick in Flemish-bond. Steep old red tile roofs. A 1 1/2-storeys hall range facing S with 2-storeys gabled E crosswing projecting to front. Very large English-bond narrow red brick chimney to E end (rear bay) of 2-bays crosswing. S front has plat band and plinth to brick front of wing with 3-lights flush casement window to 1st floor and segmental arches to 2 2-lights flush casements to ground floor. Entrance under tiled gabled hood into lobby by central chimney. 2 gables to 2 upper windows of 2-lights casements across line of eaves. 2- and 3-lights casements under segmental arches to ground floor and W lean-to. E and N sides of wing have close-studding to 1st floor. Boards to represent heavy tension braces have been coach screwed to outside of studs at rear, plastered infill panels. Purlin ends show the wing to have a side-purlin roof.

Listing NGR: TL1463726678

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
163111
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: 05 Nov 2003
Reference: IOE01/11160/25
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Derek E. Wharton. Source Historic England Archive
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