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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1074129
English Heritage Legacy ID: 358075
Location: Breedon on the Hill, North West Leicestershire, Leicestershire, DE73
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
BREEDON-ON-THE-HILL SHORT HILL
SK 42 SW
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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