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Latitude: 52.3304 / 52°19'49"N
Longitude: 1.3501 / 1°21'0"E
OS Eastings: 628358
OS Northings: 275544
OS Grid: TM283755
Mapcode National: GBR WMB.S5P
Mapcode Global: VHL9K.CP3C
Entry Name: Rookery Farmhouse
Listing Date: 21 October 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1284835
English Heritage Legacy ID: 279966
Location: Fressingfield, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP21
District: Mid Suffolk
Civil Parish: Fressingfield
Traditional County: Suffolk
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk
Church of England Parish: Fressingfield St Peter and St Paul
Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich
FRESSINGFIELD CHIPPENHALL GREEN
TM 27 NE
- Rookery Farmhouse
Farmhouse. C16. Timber framed and plastered, part of the north gable end
encased in red brick. The roof has glazed black pantiles to the front (east)
and plaintiles to the rear. 2 storeys and attic. 3-cell, lobby entrance
type. 3 windows, C18-C19 large-paned casements; an extra late C19 sash
window on the first floor. c19 gabled open porch with ornamental bargeboards
and spike finial; C19 6-panel raised and fielded door, the upper panels
glazed. Internal stack with 3 truncated detached octagonal shafts, each with
a moulded base. Gable stack at north (service) end. The parlour each good
early C17 stuccoed fireplace with a depressed concave-moulded arch; the square
surround has ovolo moulding with reddish-pink colouring, perhaps original.
The parlour chamber has heavy close studding and a cross-beamed ceiling.
Against the first floor side passage some re-used C16-C17 oak panelling.
Original newel stairs (both flights).
Listing NGR: TM2835875544
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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