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Brooke House School, Market Harborough

Description: Brooke House School

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 25 July 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 189715

OS Grid Reference: SP7315587596
OS Grid Coordinates: 473155, 287596
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4814, -0.9242

Location: Leicester Road, Market Harborough, Leicestershire LE16 7AU

Locality: Market Harborough
Local Authority: Harborough District Council
County: Leicestershire
Country: England
Postcode: LE16 7AU

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Listing Text

(East Side)
No 12
Brooke House School)
[formerly listed as
SP 7387 1/83 25.7.52. No 12 (The Elms)]

Circa 1708 thought to have been first built by John Massey but in 1808, top storey
to western part and the east wing added. Red brick facade with rusticated stone
quoins and moulded stone sill bands; cornioe and small parapet. 3 storeys. Street
facade has 5 windows, all barred sashes with moulded stone architraves. Top storey
has 3 windows only. Main front is to garden, at right angles to road and has 5
windows, 1 being a long round-headed landing window through all storeys. Good projecting
stone porch in Greek Ionic style with paired columns. Interior has good staircase.
Some interior features of 1708 remain. Ref VCR.

Listing NGR: SP7315487591

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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