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Description: Brook Cottages
Date Listed: 27 April 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 282320
OS Grid Reference: TM3161781092
OS Grid Coordinates: 631617, 281092
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3789, 1.4017
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SOUTH ELMHAM ST. JAMES THE STREET
TM 38 SW
4/60 Brook Cottages
Former farmhouse, now divided into 2 cottages. Early C16 core, with later
extensions. 2 storeys; 3-cell plan. Timber-framed and roughcast:; thatched
roof. An internal chimney-stack with a plain red brick shaft, and a later end
stack. Various 3-light and 2-light casement windows, some old, with transomes
and pintle hinges, some late C20 replacements. One 4-panel entrance door with
sunk panels below an open gabled latticed porch; one C20 plank door in a late-
C20 enclosed and gabled red brick porch. A limited amount of timbering
exposed inside: one bay of very heavy joists, set flat and unchamfered, at the
left end; in the central room, a heavy main cross-beam, with wide chamfers,and
cut-off stops, supported by small solid braces. Lighter timbering in the
right-hand cottage,. apparently an addition. The frame said to be covered on
the upper floor, and the roof not accessible.
Listing NGR: TM3161781092
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Source: English Heritage
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