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79-83, the Street, Brooke

Description: 79-83, the Street

Grade: II
Date Listed: 5 September 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 227364

OS Grid Reference: TM2920499369
OS Grid Coordinates: 629204, 299369
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5439, 1.3788

Location: The Street, Brooke, Norfolk NR15 1JT

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

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Listing Text


7/23 Nos.79,81,83(formerly
5.9.60 listed as range of
cottages including
Lime Tree Cottage).

- II

House, divided into 3 cottages in late C18. Early C17. Timber-framed and
brick. Red and glazed black pantiles. 3-cell plan, with C18 partitions
and stairs. Late C18 brick facade of 5 bays, 2 storeys and attics. 3-light
casements under rubbed brick arches. Doorcases with pilasters and plain
cornices to second and fourth bays; doors of 6 panels with overlight having
one vertical glazing bar; panelled reveals. Doorways flanked by brick
pilasters rising to eaves; paired pilasters at corners. C20 doorway and
window to right hand bay under C18 brick arch. 5 casements to first floor,
those over doors of 2 lights. Sawtooth dentil eaves cornice. 3 attic case-
ments, 2 with leaded lights, one of C20. Gable-end stack and massive off-
centre axial stack. Left hand gable wall of early C17 brick in English
bond; platband. 2 attic lights with chamfered reveals; some crow-stepping
to rear gable. Right hand gable wall faced with brick to eaves. 2 storey
brick range to rear dated BW 1781. Interior. Some framing revealed. Ovolo
moulding with bar-stops to transverse beams of ground and first floor rooms
of left hand house. Brick fireplace to ground floor with 4-centred arch
and moulded reveal. Geometrical plaster ceiling. Centre house has painted
masonry fireplace to upper floor with 4-centred arch having chamfer with
bar-stops. Arched braces between stud and wall plate. Roofs of all three
houses with butt-purlins, curved wind braces and cambered tie-beams.

Listing NGR: TM2920499369

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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