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Description: Brook House and Warehouse Adjoining to North
Date Listed: 6 January 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 166054
OS Grid Reference: SE9813306438
OS Grid Coordinates: 498133, 406438
Latitude/Longitude: 53.5454, -0.5205
SE 90 NE SCAWBY SCAWBY ROAD
6/93 Brook House and warehouse
adjoining to north
House and adjoining warehouse. Late C18 - early C19, with later C19
alterations and additions to house. Red brick; pantiles to house, concrete
tiles to warehouse. 2-room central entrance-hall plan to house. House: 2
storeys, 2 first-floor windows. Recessed panelled door and plain overlight
beneath rubbed brick cambered arch. 12-pane sashes in flush wooden
architraves with stone sills and brick cambered arches. Plain wooden eaves
board. Brick-coped gable to right. End stacks. Single-storey outbuildings
to right. Warehouse to left: 3 storeys, 5 second-floor openings. Ground
floor: 5 segmental-headed openings, 2 with board doors, remainder blocked.
First floor: central board door and boarded-up opening adjoining to left
beneath wide segmental arch; single openings boarded-up to left and right,
and 12-pane sliding sash to right end beneath segmental arches. Second
floor: hatches with board shutters and lintels at eaves level. Stepped and
dentilled brick eaves cornice. Brick-coped gable. Left return: timber beam
to ground floor right, blocked ground and first-floor openings. Rear: 2
doors to ground floor, other openings boarded-up or blocked at time of
resurvey. House contains open-well staircase with ramped handrail, plain
balusters and turned newels. The warehouse, which stands adjacent to a
stream, is variously reputed to have been a tannery, watermill and maltings:
a waterwheel at the north gable-end could have powered a bark mill for a
tannery, with storage and drying rooms above. William Sergeant, tanner and
fellmonger, was operating at Scawby Brook in the 1830s.
Listing NGR: SE9813306438
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Source: English Heritage
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