ROOKSNEST

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1113657

Date first listed: 06-Feb-1962

Statutory Address: ROOKSNEST, BAYDON ROAD

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: ROOKSNEST, BAYDON ROAD

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

District: West Berkshire (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Lambourn

National Grid Reference: SU 32665 75884

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Details

SU 37NW LAMBOURN BAYDON ROAD (OFF) LAMBOURN WOODLANDS

6/25 Rooksnest

6.2.62 II

Country House. C16 with extensive 1920s extensions by Biddulph Pinchard. 2 storeys and attic, flint with stone dressings, stone tile roof. Built around a courtyard, west front has flanking gables, narrow central gabled porch of brick with stone quoins. 6 light stone mullioned and transomed upper window at top of porch, single light below, ledged door in four centred arched stone surround with cut spandrels and a small carved coat of arms in panel over door. Flanking porch are 2 x 2 light mullioned and transomed windows. Each gable has 1 bay with 3 light mullioned casement in attic, 8 x 10 light mullioned and transomed windows below. Flanking stone chimneys with brick diagonal shafts with offset heads. C16 portion is to RH of porch, the rest is modern. Interior has 4 centred stone arched fireplaces in old portion of house, imported italian C17 panelling, inlaid, with ionic, fluted pilasters in dining room. Two C17 carved, spanish doors to living and siting rooms. Staircase with twisted balusters in old house, large central staircase with stone balustrade behind modern porch.

Listing NGR: SU3266575884

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 39360

Legacy System: LBS

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