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IoE Number: 32959
Location: ROOKERY FARMHOUSE, BREACH HILL LANE (north side)
  CHEW STOKE, BATH AND NORTH EAST SOMERSET, SOMERSET
Photographer: N/A
Date Photographed: N/A
Date listed: 21 September 1960
Date of last amendment: 21 September 1960
Grade II

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ST 56 SWCHEW STOKE C.P.BREACH HILL LANE (north side)2/63Rookery Farmhouse21.9.60G.V.II

ST 56 SW CHEW STOKE C.P. BREACH HILL LANE (north side) 2/63 Rookery Farmhouse 21.9.60 G.V. II Farmhouse. Dated 1720 on rainwater head on rear wing, with later C18 additions to either side of rear wing, some C20 alterations. Coursed squared limestone rubble with stone dressings, stucco, slate mansard roof with stone ridge, raised coped verges, gable stacks and 2 central stacks, some pantiles and double Roman tiles. T-plan formed by short rear wing. 2 storeys and 9 windows, all 18-pane sashes in exposed boxes with thick glazing bars, stone segmental heads, arranged in pairs, centre bay broken forward, stuccoed and lined out, with tall 6-panelled fielded and glazed door in plain recessed surround, 18-pane round-headed sash above with splayed glazing bars, keystones in stucco; cornice and shallow pediment over central bay, cornice over outer bays returned to sides, plinth, gabled dormer to left. Right return has single storey lean-to to rear of main house, with C20 glazed door, double Roman tiled roof and stack, 2nd single storey pantiled lean-to to right with C20 window and door. Rear has central wing with cornice returned and small, steep gable, panelled and glazed door in C20 porch, 24-pane sash at first floor and sash with thin glazing bars in attic of gable; later C18 2-storey lean-to to each side of wing, to right with C20 window at ground and first floor, to left with C20 French window and similar first floor window, both with pitched double Roman tiled roofs, left side of addition to left has first floor sash; gabled dormer to left. Interior: not inspected.

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