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Rook Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Oldbury-on-Severn, South Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.6297 / 51°37'46"N

Longitude: -2.562 / 2°33'43"W

OS Eastings: 361199

OS Northings: 192471

OS Grid: ST611924

Mapcode National: GBR JS.8D8K

Mapcode Global: VH87W.J9YH

Entry Name: Rook Farmhouse

Listing Date: 5 December 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1128915

English Heritage Legacy ID: 35244

Location: Oldbury-upon-Severn, South Gloucestershire, BS35

County: South Gloucestershire

Civil Parish: Oldbury-upon-Severn

Built-Up Area: Oldbury-on-Severn

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Oldbury-on-Severn St Arilda

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text


4/141 Rook Farmhouse

- II

Farmhouse. Early - mid C17, dated 16T72 on rear north wing, with later
alterations. Rubble, rendered, double Roman tiled roof with south gable stack
and ridge stack to left of passage, pantiled to rear. U-plan, former through
passage. 2 storeys and 3 windows, all 3 and 4-light casements, 1st floor
centre and right and ground floor centre have segmental heads, French window to
left, 3rd bay from right has panelled and glass door with gabled open porch and
decorative bargeboards; single storey lean-to to left, it storey wing to right
with two 3-light casements and central door, dormer to left with 2-light window.
South elevation has C20 window with loading door above, north elevation has
2-light attic window with chamfered mullion and iron stanchions, 2-light
casement at 1st floor left. Rear has at ground floor one 4-light casement with
ovolo mullions and leaded lights, 2-light casement with iron stanchion, 2-light
casement set in cambered head of former through passage door, with moulded frame,
small window with iron stanchion and leaded lights; 1st floor has C20 window
and 3-light casement with segmental head, small gable above with 4-light window.
2-storey north wing has one 3-light casement at 1st floor, 2 C20 windows at
ground floor with central door, buttress, battered walls; south wing of
1½ storeys has roof light, roof swept down to eaves over C20 window and door.
Interior: deep chamfered beams with scroll and bar stops, winder stair to rear
left of passage, fireplace in south room has deep lintel with moulded edge,
recess to left and right, clay oven to right with beaded decoration.

Listing NGR: ST6119992471

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

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