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THE ROOKERY

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: THE ROOKERY

List entry Number: 1119880

Location

THE ROOKERY, SEYMER ROAD

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

County: Dorset

District: Purbeck

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Swanage

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 21-Mar-1983

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 108259

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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History

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Details

SEYMER ROAD 1. 5190 (east side) The Rookery SZ 0378 NW 5/132 II GV

2. Built c1830 by William Morton Pitt as a Custom House and Library. Two storeys and basement. Rendered walls and low-pitched slate roof. The main elevation to Seymer Road has 4 windows on the first floor and 3 windows and an entrance door on the ground floor. The windows at the north end on each floor are blocked. Double-hung sashes with glazing bars. The doorway has a classical pedimented hood, with reeded pilasters, and fanlight. Later conservatories on north and east sides. RCHM Monument 51

Listing NGR: SZ0335878639

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Inventory of Dorset, (1970)

National Grid Reference: SZ 03358 78639

Map

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