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Rookery Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in East Bergholt, Suffolk

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Latitude: 51.9803 / 51°58'49"N

Longitude: 1.0309 / 1°1'51"E

OS Eastings: 608243

OS Northings: 235656

OS Grid: TM082356

Mapcode National: GBR TNH.X05

Mapcode Global: VHKFN.THC7

Entry Name: Rookery Farmhouse

Listing Date: 29 May 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1193563

English Heritage Legacy ID: 278746

Location: East Bergholt, Babergh, Suffolk, CO7

County: Suffolk

District: Babergh

Civil Parish: East Bergholt

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: East Bergholt St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

(West Side)

1/38 Rookery Farmhouse


- II

Farmhouse. C17, extensively restored c1985. Timber-framed, rendered. Plain tile
roof, red brick stack. 2 storeys and attic, 4-5 bay frame. Original lobby entry
now blocked, off-centre plank door to right under tiled bracketed hood. 2-light
casement to right. Restored ovolo mullion window to left of door. C20 fixed light
window to original lobby. Bracketed C20 oriel to left. To first floor, restored
diamond mullion windows and fixed light window against stack. All mullion windows
glazed externally with plate glass. Steeply-pitched roof, off-centre ridge stack
to left. Interior: frame mainly exposed, chamfered jowled posts, wall plates and
studding. Arched down braces to angle post at first floor level. Renewed staircase
in original position to rear of stack retains part of original newel. Room to left
of stack has inglenook with chamfered bressummer. Cambered cross beam and long-
itudinal beam with tongue stops. First floor open to roof in part. Tie beam with
replaced arch braces. Clasped purlin roof. Further inglenook fireplace to bedroom
and restored window retains original shutter groove with replaced shutter.

Listing NGR: TM0824335656

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