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The Old Curacy, Brome and Oakley

Description: The Old Curacy

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 July 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 280955

OS Grid Reference: TM1394976457
OS Grid Coordinates: 613949, 276457
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3444, 1.1396

Location: Rectory Road, Brome, Suffolk IP23 8AH

Locality: Brome and Oakley
Local Authority: Mid Suffolk District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP23 8AH

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Listing Text

TM 17 NW
The Old Curacy
House, at one time the rectory. C16 with C19 alterations and additions.
Timber framed and plastered with a thatched roof. 2 storeys and attic. 3-
cell form, originally with cross-entry. 3 windows, early C19 casements with
trefoil-cusped heads to the lights, the lower windows with sunk spandrels.
Small hoodmoulds. 4 additional single-light first floor windows with 2
centred arches and hoodmoulds. Lobby entrance: 4-centred arched doorway with
sunk spandrels; C19 6-panel raised and fielded door with arched head, the
central panels with square-leaded glazing. C20 open gabled porch. Internal
stack with C16-C17 shaft; against the left gable end an external stack set
forward of the ridge. In the hall is a moulded axial bridging beam with
barred stop-chamfer and chamfered joists; in the rear wall is the blocked
cross-entry doorway, with a flat head. In the parlour both bridging beam and
joists are moulded. In C19 the stack was tunnelled through and substantial
additions made at the rear, where there is a well stair with stick balusters
and carved tread-ends. First floor and roof not examined.

Listing NGR: TM1394976457

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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