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Brook Cottages, St James, South Elmham

Description: Brook Cottages

Grade: II
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

Location: The Street, St James South Elmham, Suffolk IP19 0HU

Locality: St James, South Elmham
Local Authority: Waveney District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP19 0HU

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Listing Text

TM 38 SW

4/60 Brook Cottages

- II

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

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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