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Description: Oak House
Date Listed: 7 May 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 275816
OS Grid Reference: TL7838286767
OS Grid Coordinates: 578382, 286767
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4497, 0.6235
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TL 7886 BRANDON HIGH STREET
10/7 No.70 (Oak House)
House, former ly Inn. c.1730. Double-pile plan. 5 windows, 2 storeys with
attics. Gault brick with limestone modillion eaves cornice at front and rear
and string at 1st floor. 2-span roof, front section glazed pantiled, rear
section Roman pantiled and slated. Elliptical headed dormers with small-pane
casements. Parapet gables with gable chimneys of gault brick. Sash windows
with segmental arched heads of gauged brick; the sashes at 1st floor having
original small panes and thick bars, those at ground floor renewed with large
panes. C18 entrance doorway: a moulded broken pediment on console brackets.
Recessed within the doorway is a semicircular fanlight with thick radial bars.
Limestone steps. C19 half-glazed panelled door. Good original staircase with
moulded handrail and turned balusters. The entrance hall and 4 other rooms
have good joinery and moulded cornices of early C18. One parlour has full
fielded panelling; two 1st floor rooms have full-height reused early C17
wainscotting, one with a strapwork frieze at cornice level. 2 rooms have good
Listing NGR: TL7838286767
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Source: English Heritage
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