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Brook House

A Grade II Listed Building in Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8592 / 51°51'33"N

Longitude: -4.3172 / 4°19'1"W

OS Eastings: 240527

OS Northings: 220383

OS Grid: SN405203

Mapcode National: GBR DF.T5SF

Mapcode Global: VH3LH.4J1L

Entry Name: Brook House

Listing Date: 28 November 2003

Last Amended: 28 November 2003

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 82146

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Situated in own ground accessed via short drive opposite Parcmaen Street.

County: Carmarthenshire

Community: Carmarthen

Traditional County: Carmarthenshire

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History

Earlier to mid C20 house in modern style of the 1930s.

Exterior

House, white-painted render 1930s style. Three bays, outer 2 of which are set diagonally to centre and bowed, in a kidney-shaped variant of a butterfly plan. Two storeys with parapet, metal windows, black painted sills, and shelf cornice over centre door. In outer bays 6-light metal windows with top-lights, the outer 3 lights only on curve, and also fixed, others are casements. In middle bay 3-light window on first floor, divided to give narrow outer lights, top-lights above opening casements. Three semi-circular steps up to recessed door with plain raised surround and plain flat shelf cornice above. Door with 3 glass panels. Windowless side walls.

Interior

Interior not accessible at time of survey.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a rare example in the region of 1930s modern style, with original detail surviving and unusual plan form.

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