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Description: Brooke's Croft
Date Listed: 24 January 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 176849
OS Grid Reference: TR0432057280
OS Grid Coordinates: 604320, 157280
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2780, 0.9282
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TR 05 NW SELLING VICARAGE LANE
1/51 Brooke's Croft
House. Early C18 and mid C19. Red and blue chequered brick extended with
red brick. Plain tiled roofs. C18 house backed and extended by C19
wings. Main facade: 2 storeys and attic on plinth with moulded eaves cornice
and moulded cast iron guttering to swept hip roof. Two hipped dormers and
stacks to rear left and right. Regular fenestration of 5 glazing bar sashes
on each floor with moulded surrounds and gauged heads. Two storey C19
canted bay window to left, with moulded cornice to hipped roof, stack to
right. Joined to main range by recessed window bay. Glazing bar sashes.
Entry by 6 panelled door in right return with flat hood on pilasters. C19
entry front on left return: 2 storeys on plinth with plat band and 3
projecting sections, the centre rendered with large scrolled sides.
Four sash windows on first floor, tripartite and glazing bar sash on ground
floor. Central half-glazed door in segmental opening, inscribed over door:
"May Health and Happiness attend the Coming and the Parting Friend."
Interior: all altered in C19. Kitchen with crown post and inscribed
on tie beam: waste not want not. Deed dated 1712 survives, the C18 range
built not long after.
Listing NGR: TR0432057280
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Source: English Heritage
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