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Brook House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Woodbridge, Suffolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.0914 / 52°5'29"N

Longitude: 1.3133 / 1°18'47"E

OS Eastings: 627065

OS Northings: 248854

OS Grid: TM270488

Mapcode National: GBR WQ5.W9F

Mapcode Global: VHLBP.QP4L

Entry Name: Brook House

Listing Date: 25 January 1951

Last Amended: 8 September 1972

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1031061

English Heritage Legacy ID: 284674

Location: Woodbridge, Suffolk Coastal, Suffolk, IP12

County: Suffolk

District: Suffolk Coastal

Civil Parish: Woodbridge

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Woodbridge St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

1. CUMBERLAND STREET
1852 (North Side)
Brook House
TM 2748 3/88 25.1.51

II*

2.
Date on wind vane 1674 at which time considerable alterations and
additions were made, but the building is essentially of latter half
C16 2 storey and attic. flipped wing, left, probably C17. Original
plan appears to have been E type, with projecting blocks at rear now
extended on left and right with later buildings. 4 mullion transom
3-light dormers with arched transoms to centre lights, and formerly
leaded. Timber framed, plastered, with "V" jointed. rusticated quoins
on right and to re-entrant angle of front wing. Brick plinth. Bracket
cornice. Tile roof. Central stack of 4 octagonal detached shafts on
moulded brick bases; original caps partly missing. Main entrance at
side of front wing, with 6-panel door, architrave, overhanging frieze,
consoles and pediment. Central door, 6-panel, architrave, quasi-pediment
on carved brackets. 5 windows, including advanced wing, mullion transom
casements, modern glazing. shallow. bow windows, ground floor, and C18
lead rainwater head. One blocked C16 window, and 1 or 2 early doors. Oak stair and panelled room C17 with some bolection moulded mantels.

Brook House shall be amended to read No 36 (Brook House)

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1. CUMBERLAND STREET
(North Side
Brook House
TM 274 3/88 25.1.51.

II*

2.
Date on wind vane 1674 at which time considerable alterations and
additions were made, but the building is essentially of latter half
C16. 2 storey and attic. Hipped wing, left, probably C17. Original
plan appears to have been E type, with projecting blocks at rear now
extended on left and right with later buildings. 4 mullion transom
3-light dormers with arched transoms to centre lights, and formerly
leaded. Timber framed, plastered, with "V" jointed rusticated quoins
on right and to re-entrant angle of front wing. Brick Plinth. Bracket
cornice. Tile roof. Central stack of 4 octagonal detached shafts on
moulded brink bases, original caps partly missing. Main entrance at
side of front wing, with 6-panel door, architrave, overhanging frieze,
consoles and pediment, Central door, 6-panel, architrave, quasi-pediment
on carved brackets. 5 windows, including advanced wing, mullion transom
casements, modern glazing. 2 shallow bow windows, ground floor, and C18
lead rainwater head. One blocked C16 window, and 1 or 2 early doors.
Oak stair and panelled room C17 with some bolection moulded mantels.


Listing NGR: TM2706548854

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