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ROOKSNEST

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: ROOKSNEST

List entry Number: 1113657

Location

ROOKSNEST, BAYDON ROAD

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

County:

District: West Berkshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Lambourn

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 06-Feb-1962

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 39360

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List entry Description

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History

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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

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National Grid Reference: SU 32665 75884

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