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A Grade II Listed Building in Brome and Oakley, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.3446 / 52°20'40"N

Longitude: 1.138 / 1°8'16"E

OS Eastings: 613846

OS Northings: 276466

OS Grid: TM138764

Mapcode National: GBR TJ6.SNK

Mapcode Global: VHL9F.PB0H

Entry Name: Oaksmere

Listing Date: 14 April 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1352357

English Heritage Legacy ID: 280953

Location: Brome and Oakley, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP23

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk

Civil Parish: Brome and Oakley

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Brome St Mary

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

TM 17 NW
1/12 Oaksmere
Hotel, formerly the rectory. Substantially rebuilt 1849-50 for Rev. George
Paterson, incorporating earlier work to the north, principally C16. Complex
plan with 2-span main range and flanking wings. Stucco on brick; C16 wing is
timber framed, with exposed studding on the front gable end. Roof of mid C20
concrete plaintiles. Ridge tiles. Ornamental bargeboards with spike finials.
2 storeys with attics. Older work has early C19 casement windows with
trefoil-headed lights and sunk spandrels, the wing to the right screening the
service accommodation. Mid C19 section has small-paned sash windows of one
and 2 lights. Gabled porch: 4-centre arched 4-panel door in 2 leaves, the
spandrels carved with vine foliage; over the doorway a lozenge panel with a
design in tiles. Mid C19 conservatory to left return. 4 stacks with groups
of detached flues with Tudor style moulded brick ornament. C16 wing has a
ceiling with moulded beams and joists; on the upper floor there is some good
close studding. The rear portion of this wing has been considerably altered
and re-roofed. Mid C19 well stair with twisted balusters, chamfered square
newels with Jacobean-style pierced finials and a ramped handrail. Some
Gothic-style woodwork incorporating panels of stained glass. Around the
periphery of the stairwell ceiling and lantern is a succession of mottoes.

Listing NGR: TM1384676466

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