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Oldhouse Farmhouse, Brooke

Description: Oldhouse Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 25 September 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 227341

OS Grid Reference: TM2737597924
OS Grid Coordinates: 627375, 297924
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5317, 1.3509

Location: Honeypot Lane, Brooke, Norfolk NR15 1EY

Locality: Brooke
Local Authority: South Norfolk District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR15 1EY

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Listing Text

Oldhouse Farmhouse

Farmhouse. Early C17 with later alterations. English bond brick, rendered to
front; timber-framed cross-wing to left (south) faced in mid C19 Flemish bond
brick; gabled clay pantile roof, with moulded brick kneelers to coped gables to
right and stair tower; C17 brick axial stack with moulded bases to 4 octagonal
shafts. 3-unit lobby-entry plan with parlour in cross-wing to left of stack,
and stair-turret to rear. 2 storeys and attic; 4-window range east front, gable
facing to left. Mid/late C19 casements with glazing bars. Mid C20 porch with
columns to door. Similar casements to rear. Late C20 conservatory to rear and
single-storey extension to right. Interior: room to left has blocked fireplace
and C17 ovolo-moulded beam with bar stops; central room (former hall) has
chamfered beam with hollow-step stops and blocked fireplace. The stair tower
has a C17 dog-leg staircase with turned balusters and moulded square newel with
finials and panelling: some balusters now at Waterfield Cottage (item 2/4
(g.g.); stair tower has original roof with chamfered principals and butt
purlins. Chamfered tie-beams and joists to first floor. 4-bay clasped-purlin
roof with windbraces, the intermediate collars with birdmouth joints to purlins;
roof in cross wing has chamfered cambered collars and chamfered principals.

Listing NGR: TM2737697924

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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