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ROOKERS (OR ROOKERY) FARMHOUSE, INCLUDING ATTACHED OUITBUILDINGS AT REAR

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: ROOKERS (OR ROOKERY) FARMHOUSE, INCLUDING ATTACHED OUITBUILDINGS AT REAR

List entry Number: 1304203

Location

ROOKERS (OR ROOKERY) FARMHOUSE, INCLUDING ATTACHED OUITBUILDINGS AT REAR, BATCOMBE ROAD

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

County: Dorset

District: West Dorset

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Leigh

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 11-Jul-1951

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 106052

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History

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Details

LEIGH ST 60 NW BATCOMBE ROAD

5/34 Rookers (or Rookery) Farm House, 11-7-51 including attached outbuildings at rear

- II

Farmhouse. Probably mid-late C16 origin, altered in mid-C17 and C18. "Rubble stone walls, thatched roof, hipped at right end. One brick stack in front wing, one stone stack in rear wing. One storey and attic. L-shaped plan - front range of 3-room and cross-passage type - possibly of long-house origin. Door into cross-passage with carved stone round-arched head. Coat of Arms over, dated 1663. Ledged door. Ground floor has 3 casements with centre glazing bar. Attic has four 1/2-dormers with similar casements. Rear-kitchen - wing of similar construction and date. At right end of front range a C20 brick extension, single-storeyed, with patent tile roof. At left end, a stone lean-to extension, with corrugated asbestos roof. Internally, left ground floor room has deep chamfered ceiling beam; - similar beams in cross-passage. Kitchen, in rear wing has very large open fireplace with timber lintel - possible evidence of curing chamber. Deep chamfered ceiling beam. At rear of kitchen a cross-passage and beyond this a former brewhouse. Beyond this, attached to main building, a cowshed range, with rubble stone walls and patent tile roof. (RCHM Monument 16 (Dorset. Vol.I). R Machin. "The Houses of Yetminster." University of Bristol, 1978)

Listing NGR: ST6218707778

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Inventory of Dorset, (1952)
Machin, R , The Houses of Yetminster, (1978)

National Grid Reference: ST 62187 07778

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