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Brook House with Attached Walls and Outbuildings

A Grade II Listed Building in Rickinghall, Suffolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.3352 / 52°20'6"N

Longitude: 0.9902 / 0°59'24"E

OS Eastings: 603822

OS Northings: 274996

OS Grid: TM038749

Mapcode National: GBR SGV.K5F

Mapcode Global: VHKCX.3KVQ

Entry Name: Brook House with Attached Walls and Outbuildings

Listing Date: 15 November 1954

Last Amended: 16 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1096993

English Heritage Legacy ID: 439720

Location: Rickinghall Inferior, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP22

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk

Civil Parish: Rickinghall Inferior

Built-Up Area: Rickinghall

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Redgrave cum Botesdale with the Rickinghalls

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

RICKINGHALL INFERIOR BURY ROAD (SOUTH SIDE)
TM 07 NW and TM 07 SW
1/115 and 3/115 Brook House with
15.11.54 attached Walls and
Outbuildings (formerly
listed as Brook House)
-- II

House. Early C18, refronted c.1830, extended mid to late C19. Red brick with
later white brick. Slate roofs. A square double depth block. 2 storeys.
Probable original facade is now left end, refronted as 4 bays: entrance in
left bay with a recessed architraved, part raised,fielded 6 panelled door,
Tuscan porch with fluted columns, recessed glazing bar sashes with gauged
brick flat arched heads, stone sills, boxed eaves. Internal end stacks with
coped gable end parapets. Right return is early C18 Flemish bond red brick, 3
ground floor and 1 first floor C20 glazing bar sashes with cambered heads, 2
plat bands, 2 shaped gables with lower convex curves, steps up to upper
concave curves, a pedimental head to rear to end stack, rebuilt head to front,
a moulded kneeler to rear, a small coped gable hides central valley. Attached
to front left and set back slightly is mid to late C19 2 bay addition with 1
ground floor and 2 first floor glazing bar sashes, hipped roof, left end
ground floor canted bay with French windows, moulded lintels, blocking course,
a first floor blind window, an internal stack to rear. Left return behind
this addition is early C18 red brick with a vertical bullseye window opening,
French windows and a first floor sash. To rear left moulded kneelers to coped
gable parapet with an internal stack behind which a further C19 bay, red brick
with sashes, hipped roof, rendered to rear with C20 quoining, a 4-light
casement. To rear right an offset plinth, a boarded door and a 2-light
casement with segmental heads, a first floor glazing bar sash. Interior: a
vertical bullseye window opening to right of presumed original facade, early
C19 staircase, staggered tenoned purlin roof with cambered collars to
principals. Attached to rear are red brick walls enclosing an early C19
service yard, 2 to 3 metres high, rounded coping, doorway openings; to right a
gateway flanked by piers with pyramidal stone caps. To rear left in yard a
stable block, timber frame, plastered, hipped pantiled roof, double coach
doors to right, a boarded door to centre with flanking segmental headed part
opening 3-light casements. Extending to right a wall encloses a small garden
with a short length of crinkle-crankle walling towards drive, an internal
brick and flint shed with a hipped tiled roof. The greater part of the walls
and outbuildings fall within Rickinghall Superior Civil Parish (q.v.).


Listing NGR: TM0382274996

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