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Rook Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Colchester, Essex

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Latitude: 51.8423 / 51°50'32"N

Longitude: 0.6695 / 0°40'10"E

OS Eastings: 583994

OS Northings: 219331

OS Grid: TL839193

Mapcode National: GBR QKS.G3P

Mapcode Global: VHJJL.KY9L

Plus Code: 9F32RMR9+WR

Entry Name: Rook Hall

Listing Date: 29 July 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1170991

English Heritage Legacy ID: 116531

Location: Kelvedon, Braintree, Essex, CO5

County: Essex

District: Braintree

Civil Parish: Kelvedon

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Kelvedon St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

TL 81 NW (north side)

5/234 Rook Hall

- II

House. Circa 1600, extended in C17, C18 and C20. Timber framed, plastered,
roofed with handmade red plain tiles. 2 bays aligned NW-SE, with external stack
at each end. C17 one-bay extension to SE, C18 one-bay extension to NW. C20
extensions to NE. 2 storeys with attics. SW elevation, 3 C20 casements on
ground floor, 2 on first floor. C20 French windows. The right extension,
originally of one storey, has been raised approx. 0.5 metre to match the left
extension, both now of one storey with attics, in gambrel roofs. Jowled posts.
Chamfered axial beams with lamb's tongue stops, plain joists of approximately
square section. Large wood-burning hearth to right with sides of 0.33 metre
brickwork, original. Smaller C18/19 hearth at left. Primary straight bracing
exposed internally in left extension.

Listing NGR: TL8399419331

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

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