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Brook House, Avening

Description: Brook House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 March 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 128294

OS Grid Reference: ST8856497994
OS Grid Coordinates: 388564, 197994
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6806, -2.1668

Location: 3 Old Hill, Avening, Gloucestershire GL8 8NS

Locality: Avening
Local Authority: Cotswold District Council
County: Gloucestershire
Country: England
Postcode: GL8 8NS

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Listing Text

(north side)
Brook House


Detached house. Early C18 with later wing to west forming L
shape. Rubble stone, mostly coursed, Cotswold stone slate roof
with 6 scattered stone stacks. 2 storeys and attic with change of
level in west wing. Entrance front has large gable to right
extending across half width. 4 windows, 12-pane sashes with
furthest right blocked. Small gable window of 9 panes. Pedimented
doorcase to far left with Doric pilasters on bases and leaded half
glazed 4-panel door. To rear of this facade, garden front
symmetrical with 5 windows, plate glass sashes made to look like
12-pane with large stone lintels, and central pedimented doorcase
wth dentil decoration and Doric pilasters on bases. C20 glazed
doors to this opening and to that adjoining on right which was
formerly a window. Small domestic wing in north east corner at
side of Avening Brook. West wing former domestic quarters on
ground floor at rear. South facing elevation has four 12-pane
sashes to right and 3 small 2-light stone mullions to left, latter
divided by projecting stone stack far left and doorway nearest
centre with similar door to main entrance under simple wooden
lintel. 2 small gabled dormers with decorative bargeboards.

Listing NGR: ST8856497994

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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