Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1303305

Date first listed: 05-Dec-1955

Date of most recent amendment: 13-Aug-1984

Statutory Address: ROOKLEY HOUSE


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Statutory Address: ROOKLEY HOUSE

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

County: Hampshire

District: Test Valley (District Authority)

Parish: Kings Somborne

National Grid Reference: SU 39547 32753


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4/1 Rookley House (formerly listed as Rookley Manor) 5.12.1955


House. Early C18, with late C18 re-fronting. Rendered and brick walls, tile roof. A plain 2 storeyed house, with a Gothick elevation applied to the south- east front in the late C18. The entrance front (south-east) has in the centre a taller angular bay, to produce 2.3.2 windows. The walls have been rendered (with masonry marks), with a crenellated parapet above a stone cornice, comprising a moulding above pointed arcading, plain 1st floor band, pointed arches to the openings, stone cills, and a stone plinth. Sashes in reveals, with interlacing pointed glazing bars in the upper part. The stone door frame has a reeded architrave, pointed at the top, with moulded impost caps and plain base and a ½-glazed Gothick door. 2 small circular windows (of C20) break the symmetry. The south-west (original) elevation in plain and symmetrical, of 5 windows, with coping to parapet and stone moulded cornice, plinth, sashes in reveals. The hipped-roof to the 2 fronts returns at the north-east as a hip and gable, the upper walls being tile-hung and the lower masked by outshots: 2 sash and 3 casement windows. The rear elevation is red brickwork in English bond, with a large arched staircase window. C20 2 storeyed addition at the north corner links to a C18 range, being a 2 storeyed cottage, extending as a single-storeyed stable block: tile roof, red brick walling in Flemish bond, with casements (some old leaded lights). Within, there are 2 rooms lined with C18 panelling, a fine C18 staircase in oak, and the entrance hall has marble paving and a fine decorated plaster ceiling.

Listing NGR: SU3954732760


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Legacy System number: 145580

Legacy System: LBS

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