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Brook House

A Grade II Listed Building in Breedon on the Hill, Leicestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.8192 / 52°49'9"N

Longitude: -1.4002 / 1°24'0"W

OS Eastings: 440516

OS Northings: 324797

OS Grid: SK405247

Mapcode National: GBR 7HN.6TJ

Mapcode Global: WHDHF.GDGL

Entry Name: Brook House

Listing Date: 7 December 1962

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1074129

English Heritage Legacy ID: 358075

Location: Breedon on the Hill, North West Leicestershire, Leicestershire, DE73

County: Leicestershire

District: North West Leicestershire

Civil Parish: Breedon on the Hill

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Breedon-on-the-Hill St Mary and St Hardulph

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text

BREEDON-ON-THE-HILL SHORT HILL
SK 42 SW
(WILSON)
4/28
Brook House
7.12.62
GV II

House, formerly a miller's house and incorporating mill outbuildings. Dated
1636 on rear collar. Timber-framed with diagonal braces and square panels of
whitewashed plaster and brick infill. Whitewashed rubble stone plinth, C20 blue
tile roof, whitewashed brick chimneys to either side and between right bays.
Main block is T-plan with gabled cross wing slightly projecting to left.
Attached to rear end of cross wing is a former outbuilding. Another former out-
building, now kitchen, is set back at right end of front. 2 storeys: 4-bay
front. Early C20 wooden casements, those to ground floor with glazing bars only
to top of each light. Those above with glazing bars throughout. Left bay has
2-storey half-timbered bay window with gable and 3-light casements; second bay
has C20 7-light bay window to ground floor, and 3-light casement above; third
bay has 2-light windows, the lower in blocked doorway; right bay has 3-light and
single light casements to ground floor. At right end is a C20 flat-roofed lobby
with rear entry. Rear side of cross wing has C20 verandah and small overhanging
first floor extension in angle. Interior has some chamfered spine beams with
tongue stops. No original fireplaces.


Listing NGR: SK4051624797

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