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Brooking Lodge, Dartington

Description: Brooking Lodge

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 April 1993
English Heritage Building ID: 101074

OS Grid Reference: SX7588460724
OS Grid Coordinates: 275884, 60724
Latitude/Longitude: 50.4332, -3.7489

Location: A385, Dartington, Devon TQ9 6DW

Locality: Dartington
Local Authority: South Hams District Council
County: Devon
Country: England
Postcode: TQ9 6DW

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Listing Text

In the entry for

DARTINGTON TIGLEY
SX 76 SE

1/159 Brooking Lodge

II

The description shall be amended to read

SX 76 SE DARTINGTON TIGLEY

1/159 Brooking Lodge

- II

Schoolroom and adjoining schoolmistress's house, now one house. 1860-1 to designs of J L
Pearson, who also designed the church of St Barnabas (qv). and Brooking House (q.v). Local
limestone rubble with dressed quoins. Steeply pitched asbestos slate roof with half hipped end
with small gablets. Low crested ridge tiles of the type used in the C17 and simple clay finials
over the gablets. Stone rubble axial ridge stack. Rag slate hung gables.
Plan: Overall L-shaped plan with 3-room plan schoolmistress's house to the right with an
integral outshut to the right back, and the former school room in a wing projecting on the left.
The right-hand gable end of the house faces the road. Arts and crafts vernacular revival style.
Exterior: 2 storeys. Asymmetrical east front with 2 window masters house to right with C18
2-light casements in small slate hung gables; ground floor right a depressed 2-centred ash
doorway with a C19 plank door with wrought iron hinges; ground floor window to left is a
C20 casement in the original opening with a timber lintel. Half-nipped gable end of former
school room to left with C19 2-light first floor casement with a timber lintel and a C19 4-light
first floor casement window also with a timber lintel and a wide relieving arch. In the angle
to the right a blocked doorway to the schoolroom with a slated hood and a small round-headed
window inserted. To the left south, return of the school room a C20 canted bay window to
the right and a small slate hung gable to the left with a casement.
At the rear west, an outshut with a catslide roof behind the house; the outshut to right, a part
of the north dwelling, was enclosed in c20. (Post Office Directory, 1866)
Interior: not inspected.

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DARTINGTON TIGLEY
SX76SE Brooking Lodge
1/159
II

Schoolroom and adjoining school mistresses house, now one house. Circa
1885. Architect not known, probably the same as for the Church of St
barnabas (qv) and Brooking House (qv). Local limestone rubble with dressed
quoins. Steeply pitched asbestos slate roof with half hipped end with
small gablets. Low crested ridge tiles of the type used in the C17 and
simple clay finials over the gablets. Stone rubble axial ridge stack. Rag
slate hung gables.
Plan: Overall L-shaped plan with 2 room plan schoolmistresses house to the
right with an integral outshut at the lack, and the former school room in a
wing projecting on the left. The right-hand gable end of the house faces
the road. Arts and crafts vernacular revival style.
Exterior: 2 storeys. Asymmetrical east front with 2 window masters house
to right with C18 2-light casements in small slate hung gables; ground
floor right a depressed 2-cantered ash doorway with a C19 plank door with
wrought iron hinges; ground floor window to left is a C20 casement in the
original opening with a timber lintel. Half-hipped gable end of former
school room to left with C19 2-light first floor casement with a timber
lintel and a C19 4-light first floor casement window also with a timber
lintel and a wide relieving arch. In the angle to the right a blocked
doorway to the schoolroom with a slated hood and a small round-headed
window inserted. To the left south, return of the school room a C20 canted
bay window to the right and a small slate hung gable to the left with a
casement.
At the rear west, and outshut with a catslide roof behind the house; the
outshut to right behind the farmer school room was added in C20.
Interior: not inspected.


Listing NGR: SX7588460724

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Source: English Heritage

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