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Brook House, Long Melford

Description: Brook House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 10 January 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 278276

OS Grid Reference: TL8642945909
OS Grid Coordinates: 586429, 245909
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0801, 0.7193

Location: 7 Hall Street, Long Melford, Suffolk CO10 9JQ

Locality: Long Melford
Local Authority: Babergh District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: CO10 9JQ

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Listing Text

5377 (West Side)
Long Melford
Brook House
TL 8645 21/525 10.1.53.

A C16 and C17 timber-framed and plastered house with later alterations.
There are cross wings on the north and south ends, with jettied upper
storeys on exposed joists and shaped brackets. The timber-framing is
exposed on the front, with modern brick nogging. 2 storeys. 3 window
range, 3-light double-hung sashes with glazing bars, fluted mullions and
cornices. A large gabled porch projects on the front (said to have been
brought from the West Midlands and added to the front). It has carved
bargeboards, and corner posts with carved figures of a man and woman.
On the north and south sides there are 5 Tudor arched side lights. The
porch bears the date 1610. The house is considerably altered at the rear.

Listing NGR: TL8642945909

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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