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Waterfield Cottage, Brooke

Description: Waterfield Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 5 September 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 227344

OS Grid Reference: TM2752998517
OS Grid Coordinates: 627529, 298517
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5369, 1.3536

Location: High Green, Brooke, Norfolk NR15 1JE

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

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Listing Text


2/4 Waterfield Cottage

- II

Small house. Early C17. Rendered timber frame, some brick. Thatched roof.
2-cell lobby entrance type plan, with later C17 cell added. 4 bay, 1½ storey
facade. C20 brick plinth. Leaded casements, probably C18. 2-light casement
to left hand bay. C20 lean-to porch. To right of porch 4-light casement,
2-light casement. 2 eyebrow dormers with Gothick leaded casements. C17 brick
axial stack. Tall rendered plinth to rear. 4-light cavetto mullion with
roll, to ground floor. C20 dormer window. C20 thatched extension.
Interior. Timber frame revealed; curved braces between corner posts and
wall plate. Cambered transverse beams supporting chamfered floor joists.
Rebate for shutters to former openings to ground and first floor of bays
adjacent to stack. Brick fireplace with 4-centred arch to upper room.
Cambered tie beam. Curved wind braces. Clasped purlins. C17 turned
balusters brought from Oldhouse Farmhouse (item No. 2/2 q.v.).

Listing NGR: TM2752998517

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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