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Rookery Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Metfield, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.3806 / 52°22'50"N

Longitude: 1.3694 / 1°22'9"E

OS Eastings: 629411

OS Northings: 281182

OS Grid: TM294811

Mapcode National: GBR WLR.R0T

Mapcode Global: VHL9C.PF9D

Entry Name: Rookery Farmhouse

Listing Date: 21 October 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1032912

English Heritage Legacy ID: 280046

Location: Metfield, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP20

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk

Civil Parish: Metfield

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Metfield

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

TM 28 SE
2/97 Rookery Farmhouse
-- II

Farmhouse. C16 with C19 alterations. Timber framed and plastered, with
brick-cased gable ends. The front (east) side has old panelled plasterwork.
Roof with black glazed pantiles to the front and plaintiles to the rear. 2
storeys and attic. 3-cell form. 3 windows, old 2-light casements. Some
windows have square-leaded glass. To the left an early C19 doorway with 4-
panelled door and architrave with corner roundels. Boarded door to right.
Heavy internal stack and a second smaller stack. Some exposed first-floor
framing internally with evidence for original windows. There have been
alterations to accommodate a C19 staircase although the original newel stairs
still survive. Substantial remains of medieval moat.

Listing NGR: TM2941181182

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

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