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The Rookery

A Grade II Listed Building in Harwich, Essex

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Latitude: 51.9341 / 51°56'2"N

Longitude: 1.2599 / 1°15'35"E

OS Eastings: 624194

OS Northings: 231199

OS Grid: TM241311

Mapcode National: GBR VQQ.MCN

Mapcode Global: VHLCF.SND5

Entry Name: The Rookery

Listing Date: 18 April 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1187918

English Heritage Legacy ID: 366575

Location: Harwich, Tendring, Essex, CO12

County: Essex

District: Tendring

Civil Parish: Harwich

Built-Up Area: Harwich

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: The Harwich Peninsula

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text


TM2431 MAIN ROAD, Dovercourt
609-1/6/165 (South East side)
The Rookery


House, former farmhouse. Early C19 with earlier origins.
Rendered brick with gabled and end parapeted clay plain tile
roof. Parallel rear range with Welsh slate roof and
single-storey rear lean-to with clay pantile roof.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys with attics and cellar. Front has 3 hipped
dormers with C19 two-light casements. Gable end stacks and
course of canted headers under eaves. First floor has 3 flush
double-hung sash windows with small panes, the centre one
narrower. Ground floor has 2 similar windows and central early
C19 doorcase with fluted pilaster/architraves with roundels at
intersections and flat hood over. Recessed door with flush
panelled recess flanks and 4 glazed panels over 4 flush
INTERIOR: 2 exposed bridging joists, one with lamb's tongue
stopped chamfers and one with conventional stops. In rear
range a late C18 door with raised-and-fielded panels and
moulded architrave and one old vertical board door. Front room
to NE has C19 fire surround with hybrid free-standing columns
and double mantel shelf. C18 wrought-iron casement window in
SW gable. Cellar has late C16 bridging joists and many wall
chamfered joists.

Listing NGR: TM2419431199

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

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