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Latitude: 52.4814 / 52°28'53"N
Longitude: -0.9242 / 0°55'27"W
OS Eastings: 473155
OS Northings: 287596
OS Grid: SP731875
Mapcode National: GBR BSB.F4J
Mapcode Global: VHDQS.XWRM
Entry Name: Brooke House School
Listing Date: 25 July 1952
Last Amended: 19 September 1977
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1074394
English Heritage Legacy ID: 189715
Location: Harborough, Leicestershire, LE16
District Council Ward: Market Harborough-Great Bowden and Arden
Traditional County: Leicestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire
Church of England Parish: Market Harborough St Dionysius
Church of England Diocese: Leicester
Brooke House School)
[formerly listed as
SP 7387 1/83 25.7.52. No 12 (The Elms)]
Circa 1708 thought to have been first built by John Massey but in 1808, top storey
to western part and the east wing added. Red brick facade with rusticated stone
quoins and moulded stone sill bands; cornioe and small parapet. 3 storeys. Street
facade has 5 windows, all barred sashes with moulded stone architraves. Top storey
has 3 windows only. Main front is to garden, at right angles to road and has 5
windows, 1 being a long round-headed landing window through all storeys. Good projecting
stone porch in Greek Ionic style with paired columns. Interior has good staircase.
Some interior features of 1708 remain. Ref VCR.
Listing NGR: SP7315487591
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