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Brook House

A Grade II Listed Building in Great Waltham, Essex

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Latitude: 51.84 / 51°50'23"N

Longitude: 0.4157 / 0°24'56"E

OS Eastings: 566521

OS Northings: 218464

OS Grid: TL665184

Mapcode National: GBR NGS.PXM

Mapcode Global: VHJJN.504T

Entry Name: Brook House

Listing Date: 19 June 1975

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1171953

English Heritage Legacy ID: 112743

Location: Great Waltham, Chelmsford, Essex, CM6

County: Essex

District: Chelmsford

Civil Parish: Great Waltham

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Great Waltham St Mary and St Lawrence with Ford End St John

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

Brook House
TL 61 NE 1/240


A C15 timber-framed and plastered house with cross wings at the north and South
ends; altered in the C16 and extensively restored and added to, but retaining
original features. The south wing projects slightly on the front and the upper
storey is jettied on the whole front on exposed joists. The timber-framing is
exposed on the north, west and south sides. 2 storeys. The windows are casements
with lattice leaded lights, mast of them are reconstructions or copies of original
windows but there are some originals, There is some modern pargetting on the
front especially a band running above the jettied upper storey. Roof tiled, with
2 tall chimney stacks, one with 4 octagonal shafts and tine other with 2. Both
were rebuilt or largely restored in the 1930's. The interior has exposed timber-
framing and a good linenfold panelled door. At the west end there is a C16 tithe
barn which originally stood at Dunmow but was re-erected on the present site as
an extension to the house. (RCHM 45).

Listing NGR: TL6652118464

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