ROKEBY OLD HALL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1352253
Date first listed:
29-Jul-1955
Date of most recent amendment:
18-Dec-1987
Statutory Address:
ROKEBY OLD HALL, WILBY GREEN

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Location

Statutory Address:
ROKEBY OLD HALL, WILBY GREEN

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

County:
Suffolk
District:
Mid Suffolk (District Authority)
Parish:
Wilby
National Grid Reference:
TM 24266 70723

Details

WILBY WILBY GREEN TM 27 SW

3/161 Rokeby Old Hall - (formerly listed as 29.7.55 Rokeby Farmhouse)

-- II

Farmhouse. Early C15, enlarged in C16, altered in C17. L-shape plan with service cross-wing to left. Timber framed and plastered. To rear the cross- wing has an early C18 brick gable end with tumbling. Roofs pantiled to front and plaintiled to rear. 2 storeys with attic to main range. Scattered fenestration: 2 C16 cavetto mullioned windows; 2 C18 first floor casement windows with some square-leaded glass; C19 and C20 casements. Plain axial stack with rebuilt shaft. At the rear are 2 further C16 mullioned windows and in the cross-wing a boarded half-door. Small plastered stable block to rear of cross-wing. Core of house is a former open hall, raised over lm, in C17. Good paired C15 service doorways with 2-centred arches. Arched-braced open truss, originally with crown post. Parlour and service ends both rebuilt in C16. Parlour has fine close studding and cross-beamed ceiling. In chamber above a quoined stucco fireplace with depressed 4-centred arch. A further arched fireplace in the attic, an unusual feature. Part of upper floor structure of cross-wing has been removed but there is a good first floor frame and intact queen-post roof. A good example of the C16-C17 development of a farmhouse from a medieval origin.

Listing NGR: TM2426670723

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
280281
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 05 Feb 2003
Reference: IOE01/10097/18
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr A. C. A Seinet. Source Historic England Archive
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