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Oak House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Brandon, Suffolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.4497 / 52°26'59"N

Longitude: 0.6235 / 0°37'24"E

OS Eastings: 578382

OS Northings: 286767

OS Grid: TL783867

Mapcode National: GBR QBC.GG9

Mapcode Global: VHJFN.RPHD

Entry Name: Oak House

Listing Date: 7 May 1954

Last Amended: 2 October 1984

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1193522

English Heritage Legacy ID: 275816

Location: Brandon, Forest Heath, Suffolk, IP27

County: Suffolk

District: Forest Heath

Civil Parish: Brandon

Built-Up Area: Brandon (Forest Heath)

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Brandon with Wangford St Peter and St Denys

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

TL 7886 BRANDON HIGH STREET

10/7 No.70 (Oak House)
7.5.54
II*


House, former ly Inn. c.1730. Double-pile plan. 5 windows, 2 storeys with
attics. Gault brick with limestone modillion eaves cornice at front and rear
and string at 1st floor. 2-span roof, front section glazed pantiled, rear
section Roman pantiled and slated. Elliptical headed dormers with small-pane
casements. Parapet gables with gable chimneys of gault brick. Sash windows
with segmental arched heads of gauged brick; the sashes at 1st floor having
original small panes and thick bars, those at ground floor renewed with large
panes. C18 entrance doorway: a moulded broken pediment on console brackets.
Recessed within the doorway is a semicircular fanlight with thick radial bars.
Limestone steps. C19 half-glazed panelled door. Good original staircase with
moulded handrail and turned balusters. The entrance hall and 4 other rooms
have good joinery and moulded cornices of early C18. One parlour has full
fielded panelling; two 1st floor rooms have full-height reused early C17
wainscotting, one with a strapwork frieze at cornice level. 2 rooms have good
fireplace surrounds.


Listing NGR: TL7838286767

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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