History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

The Rookery

A Grade II Listed Building in Cretingham, Suffolk

We don't have any photos of this building yet. Why don't you be the first to send us one?

Upload Photo »

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »


Latitude: 52.2 / 52°11'59"N

Longitude: 1.2524 / 1°15'8"E

OS Eastings: 622358

OS Northings: 260738

OS Grid: TM223607

Mapcode National: GBR VML.5FD

Mapcode Global: VHLB2.NYGV

Entry Name: The Rookery

Listing Date: 15 August 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1030317

English Heritage Legacy ID: 286449

Location: Cretingham, Suffolk Coastal, Suffolk, IP13

County: Suffolk

District: Suffolk Coastal

Civil Parish: Cretingham

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Cretingham St Peter

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

Find accommodation in

Listing Text

TM 26 SW
TM 223 606
1/35 The Rookery
- II

Small country house. 1835-1837 for Mr Barthrope. White Flemish bond brick
with a hipped slate roof. Two storeys. Drive front: 5 bays symmetrically
disposed, the central 3 projecting slightly with a pedimental gable above.
Central ½-glazed door with rectangular overlight. Sash windows to either
side of this of 3 x 3 panes with moulded lintels. Three similar windows to
the first floor. Band of 4 bricks depth dividing the lower body from the
pedimental gable above. The bays at either side have sashes of 4 x 3 panes
to both floors, all these sash windows having moulded lintels and ashlar
sills. The right hand side has clasping buttresses, a central pedimentaly
gabled bay with French windows to the ground floor and at either side of
this sash windows falling to near floor level of 3 x 3 panes and three
first floor windows of 3 x 2 panes, all having moulded lintels. The garden
front (rear) has clasping buttresses at the angles and pilaster buttresses
to either side of the central bow window which has 2 bays with windows of 3
x 3 panes with low sills and a similar window at left with a glazed doorway
at right. To the first floor are two central windows of 3 x 2 having
moulded lintels.
Interior: Not inspected. The owner reports the remnants of a timber-framed
building incorporated in the rear rooms of the present building.

Listing NGR: TM2235860738

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

Recommended Books

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.