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Rookwood

A Grade II Listed Building in Clyro, Powys

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.1 / 52°6'0"N

Longitude: -3.1279 / 3°7'40"W

OS Eastings: 322836

OS Northings: 245229

OS Grid: SO228452

Mapcode National: GBR F1.9SWJ

Mapcode Global: VH6BB.QGRZ

Entry Name: Rookwood

Listing Date: 31 January 1995

Last Amended: 31 January 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 15322

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Below the main road, 2+ km north east of Clyro.

County: Powys

Community: Clyro (Cleirwy)

Community: Clyro

Locality: Bronydd

Traditional County: Radnorshire

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Exterior

Early C19. Two storeys with cellar. Rendered, slate roof, two parallel gabled wings to rear. Rubble stone outbuilding adjoins south end. Doors with margin glazing and fluted doorcases to right of centre front and in north gable end. Twelve-pane sash windows with stone cills on first floor and to right of front door, others are modern tall casements. Two brick end stacks and one larger brick ridge stack to left of centre.

To the rear of the house is a courtyard arrangement of outbuildings including barn, stable and trap house.

Interior

Good period details including boxed beams with bead mouldings, closed string oak staircase with turned newel, fluted doorcases with roundel corner blocks. Fireplace surround in central room incorporates ornate Jacobean over-mantel (said to have come from Canon Frome Court, Herefordshire).

Reasons for Listing

Listed as an early C19 farmhouse with good interiors.

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