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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.


List entry Number: 1103209



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

County: Hertfordshire

District: North Hertfordshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Offley

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 24-Oct-1988

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 163111

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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

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National Grid Reference: TL 14637 26678


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