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The Rookery

A Grade II* Listed Building in Earl Soham, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.2194 / 52°13'9"N

Longitude: 1.2652 / 1°15'54"E

OS Eastings: 623132

OS Northings: 262937

OS Grid: TM231629

Mapcode National: GBR VM7.W44

Mapcode Global: VHLB2.WG6Y

Entry Name: The Rookery

Listing Date: 25 October 1951

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1030569

English Heritage Legacy ID: 285806

Location: Earl Soham, Suffolk Coastal, Suffolk, IP13

County: Suffolk

District: Suffolk Coastal

Civil Parish: Earl Soham

Built-Up Area: Earl Soham

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Earl Soham St Mary

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text


8/34 The Rookery


House. C16, the south wing largely rebuilt C19. L shape plan.
South wing: red brick with colourwashed facade, plaintiles to
front, pantiles to rear; 2 storeys; casement windows, one with
leaded panes, cambered brick arches; doorway at the angle of the
2 ranges: 4-panel door, the upper 2 panels glazed with ornamental
wrought iron infilling, pilasters, frieze and cornice; internal
stack of sawtooth pattern, set forward of roof ridge. North
wing: timber framed and plastered, the plaster double-lined in
imitation of ashlar, plaintiled roof; 2 storeys; windows mainly
C18 square leaded mullion and transom casements; gable end with
C18 2-storey 3-light canted bay with modillion cornice. Fine
internal stack with a cluster of 6 circular flues with moulded
brick enrichment, moulded bases and renewed star caps. North
wing has a fully panelled ground floor room with a fine C18
moulded plaster ceiling, believed to be of French or Italian

Listing NGR: TM2313262937

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

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