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Brooke House School

A Grade II* Listed Building in Harborough, Leicestershire

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1074394

English Heritage Legacy ID: 189715

Location: Harborough, Leicestershire, LE16

County: Leicestershire

District: Harborough

Town: Harborough

Electoral Ward/Division: Market Harborough-Great Bowden

Built-Up Area: Market Harborough

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Market Harborough St Dionysius

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text

LEICESTER ROAD
1.
5303
(East Side)
No 12
Brooke House School)
[formerly listed as
SP 7387 1/83 25.7.52. No 12 (The Elms)]
II* GV

2.
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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