Description: Brigstock House
Date Listed: 23 May 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 232781
OS Grid Reference: SP9464885337
OS Grid Coordinates: 494648, 285337
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4578, -0.6085
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BRIGSTOCK HALL HILL
SP9485 (West side)
15/58 No.8 (Brigstock House)
23/05/67 (Formerly listed as
Greystones and under Market
House said to be mid C16 origins, mainly mid and late C18 and C19. Squared
coursed limestone with ashlar facade and Colleyweston slate and concrete tile
roofs. Originally 2-unit plan. 2 storeys with attic. 3-window range of sash
windows with glazing bars, flanking windows are tripartite; all under gauged
stone heads. Raised string coursed between floors. Pair of flat-topped roof
dormers and ashlar gable parapets and kneelers. Remains of ashlar stacks at
ends. One-window range attached to right is similar, probably of different
build, with sash windows with glazing bars. Evidence of blocked door to left.
Entrance now at rear. C19 range, remodelled C20, is attached at right angles to
rear. Interior: centre room has ceiling beams and open fireplace with painted
inscription, said to be the Ten Commandments, on the bressumer. Used for a time
as a Quaker Meeting House.
Listing NGR: SP9464885337
Source: English Heritage
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