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Brook House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Great Dunmow, Essex

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Latitude: 51.8765 / 51°52'35"N

Longitude: 0.3625 / 0°21'44"E

OS Eastings: 562722

OS Northings: 222412

OS Grid: TL627224

Mapcode National: GBR NGB.8GX

Mapcode Global: VHJJF.73H8

Plus Code: 9F32V9G6+JX

Entry Name: Brook House

Listing Date: 20 February 1967

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1076533

English Heritage Legacy ID: 353357

ID on this website: 101076533

Location: Great Dunmow, Uttlesford, Essex, CM6

County: Essex

District: Uttlesford

Civil Parish: Great Dunmow

Built-Up Area: Great Dunmow

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Great Dunmow St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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7/31 Brook House No. 60

House early C16, C18 and early C19. Timber framed and plastered house of
complex plan form. 2 storeys with gabled peg tile roof to N and S crosswings
and central well type roof of peg tiles. Front has 2 projecting wings with
recessed centre, which has, on first floor, an ordinary and tripartite double
hung sashes with small square panes. On ground floor an off-centre late C18
open pedimented doorcase with thin pilasters, modillions and ogee architrave
in tympanum. Original 6 panel door. Also 4 light leaded C20 casement. Coved
plaster eaves and 3 C19 ridge line stacks. The gabled crosswings have
imitation framing in gable triangles and double hung sashes with square panes
in first floor. Ground floor have similar with moulded heads. The N flank
has parapet, canted 2 storey bay window with double hung sashes with small panes
and a single storey canted C19 bay window with leaded casement lights. To the
rear is a 2 storey gabled peg tile roofed block, a long C16 kitchen block and
old iron casements, one with a curious projecting semi-circular oriel. Interior
reveals exposed framing. Half 'H' plan early C16 house with 3 bay crosswing
to N, 5 bay crosswing to south with included smoke bay and remains of 'hall'
between. Substantial parts of crownpost roofs survive over crosswings. Kitchen
block at rear also has crownpost roof. Scarf joints are halved and bridled.

Listing NGR: TL6272222412

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