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Rookery Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Pilning and Severn Beach, South Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.5588 / 51°33'31"N

Longitude: -2.615 / 2°36'54"W

OS Eastings: 357460

OS Northings: 184616

OS Grid: ST574846

Mapcode National: GBR JP.F4XL

Mapcode Global: VH887.M2DV

Entry Name: Rookery Farmhouse

Listing Date: 5 December 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1128957

English Heritage Legacy ID: 35347

Location: Pilning and Severn Beach, South Gloucestershire, BS35

County: South Gloucestershire

Civil Parish: Pilning and Severn Beach

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: St Peter Pilning

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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Listing Text

11/242 Rookery Farmhouse

- II

Farmhouse. Early C17 origin, datestone of 1620 found in yard, dated 1678/WKI
in south east gable and 1838 on front; later alterations. Limestone and
sandstone random rubble with pronounced quoins, stone dressings, concrete tiled
roof with double Roman tiles to sides, stack with diagonal chimneys and gable
stack to left, front gables have decorative bargeboards and finials. L-plan
with central entrance passage and stair lobby. 2½ storeys, 3 windows, 2 large
gables rising to ridge height; ground floor has to left a 4-light casement with
ovolo mullions, leaded lights and decorative catches, central gabled porch with
depressed 4-centred arched chamfered opening, slit to each side, C19 inner door
in similar surround; 1st floor has from left, 4-light casement with chamfered
wooden mullions, moulded surround and leaded lights, 2-light casement with ovolo
mullion and iron stanchion and similar 2-light casement with leaded lights;
left gable has C20 casement; all windows have drip mould and sandstone
relieving arch, single storey lean-to to left. Right return has 2 windows, all
3-light casements with ovolo mullions, leaded lights to 1st floor left, 1st
floor right has C19 3-light window of plate glass sashes, fixed light in gable
of 8 panes with iron stanchions and moulded frame, 1st floor attic windows
have relieving arch, all except 1st floor right have drip mould. Rear has
gable to right with C20 window, plank door in plain frame in lean-to with C20
windows. Interior: not inspected. (Sources: Hall, Linda : Rural Houses of
North Avon and South Gloucestershire 1400-1720. 1983).

Listing NGR: ST5746084616

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