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Brooking House, Ashprington

Description: Brooking House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 April 1993
English Heritage Building ID: 100934

OS Grid Reference: SX8184757023
OS Grid Coordinates: 281847, 57023
Latitude/Longitude: 50.4012, -3.6638

Location: Hill Park, Ashprington, Devon TQ9 7UW

Locality: Ashprington
Local Authority: South Hams District Council
County: Devon
Country: England
Postcode: TQ9 7UW

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Listing Text

Brooking House


House. Circa mid to late C18; enlarged probably in early or mid C19 and
altered in C20. Roughcast stone rubble. Asbestos slate gable-ended roof, the
ridge raised to form a half-hipped roof. Rendered gable end stacks.
Plan: The original plan was 2 rooms with a central entrance and each room
heated from a gable end stacks. In circa early to mid C19 rooms were added
at the back to form a double depth plan and the ridge of the roof was raised.
The house was modernised in the C20 when the partition on the right hand side
of the central passage was removed. Set back to the left is a short parallel
wing of 1-room plan which is all that remains of a range of cottages.
Exterior: 2 storeys. Symmetrical 3-window range of circa early C19 sashes
with glazing bars, the first floor 12-panes, the ground floor 16 panes.
Central doorway with C20 glazed door and side lights.
Set back to the left a short parallel wing with an asbestos slate gable-ended
roof; 1 storey, 1-window range with C20 12-pane casements and a C19 glazed and
panelled door.

Listing NGR: SX8184757023

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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