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Latitude: 53.2069 / 53°12'24"N
Longitude: -2.7197 / 2°43'10"W
OS Eastings: 352027
OS Northings: 368005
OS Grid: SJ520680
Mapcode National: GBR 7J.1ZVX
Mapcode Global: WH88B.6N5B
Entry Name: Rookery Farmhouse
Listing Date: 22 October 1952
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1136869
English Heritage Legacy ID: 55744
Location: Kelsall, Cheshire West and Chester, CW6
County: Cheshire West and Chester
Civil Parish: Kelsall
Traditional County: Cheshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire
Church of England Parish: Kelsall St Philip
Church of England Diocese: Chester
SJ 56 NW KELSALL C.P. CHESTER ROAD
3/40 Rookery Farmhouse.
Farmhouse: early C17 with later small additions and some C20
alterations. Timber framed with brick and plastered nogging.
Additions in washed brick. Plastic tile roof, 1 gable and 1 central
ridge brick chimney. Lobby-entry plan with crosswing. 2-storey,
4-bay front. Framing of 2 levels of tall rectangular panels with
angle braces above, passing braces below. Right end bay is a
projecting gabled wing with 2 small inserted windows. Truss of
tiebeam, studs, collar and 2 diagonal struts above. Adjacent is
lean-to porch with C20 door, 2 and 3-light casements in remainder with
1 in flat roofed dormer. To rear crosswing shows small-framing,
slightly jettied tiebeam with dentilated lower edge. Similar
treatment to sill now partly blocked original window. Brick lean-to s
to side and rear.
Interior: entry against ashlar sandstone baffle. Hall to left has
moulded stone heck post and bead moulded wooden bressumer. Similar
moulding to ceiling beam which is carried on a chamfered and stopped
post. Similar beam and post in the parlour. 2, 4-board doors with
iron strap hinges.
Listing NGR: SJ5202768005
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