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Brook Cottages

A Grade II Listed Building in St James South Elmham, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.3789 / 52°22'43"N

Longitude: 1.4017 / 1°24'5"E

OS Eastings: 631617

OS Northings: 281092

OS Grid: TM316810

Mapcode National: GBR WLT.TCY

Mapcode Global: VHM6V.7GVQ

Entry Name: Brook Cottages

Listing Date: 27 April 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1031972

English Heritage Legacy ID: 282320

Location: St. James, South Elmham, Waveney, Suffolk, IP19

County: Suffolk

District: Waveney

Civil Parish: St. James, South Elmham

Built-Up Area: St James South Elmham

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: South Elmham St James St James

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

TM 38 SW

4/60 Brook Cottages

- II

Former farmhouse, now divided into 2 cottages. Early C16 core, with later
extensions. 2 storeys; 3-cell plan. Timber-framed and roughcast:; thatched
roof. An internal chimney-stack with a plain red brick shaft, and a later end
stack. Various 3-light and 2-light casement windows, some old, with transomes
and pintle hinges, some late C20 replacements. One 4-panel entrance door with
sunk panels below an open gabled latticed porch; one C20 plank door in a late-
C20 enclosed and gabled red brick porch. A limited amount of timbering
exposed inside: one bay of very heavy joists, set flat and unchamfered, at the
left end; in the central room, a heavy main cross-beam, with wide chamfers,and
cut-off stops, supported by small solid braces. Lighter timbering in the
right-hand cottage,. apparently an addition. The frame said to be covered on
the upper floor, and the roof not accessible.

Listing NGR: TM3161781092

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

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