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Brooking House

A Grade II Listed Building in Ashprington, Devon

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Latitude: 50.4012 / 50°24'4"N

Longitude: -3.6638 / 3°39'49"W

OS Eastings: 281847

OS Northings: 57024

OS Grid: SX818570

Mapcode National: GBR QP.20F4

Mapcode Global: FRA 376Z.QFS

Entry Name: Brooking House

Listing Date: 26 April 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1108395

English Heritage Legacy ID: 100934

Location: Ashprington, South Hams, Devon, TQ9

County: Devon

District: South Hams

Civil Parish: Ashprington

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Ashprington St David

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

Brooking House


House. Circa mid to late C18; enlarged probably in early or mid C19 and
altered in C20. Roughcast stone rubble. Asbestos slate gable-ended roof, the
ridge raised to form a half-hipped roof. Rendered gable end stacks.
Plan: The original plan was 2 rooms with a central entrance and each room
heated from a gable end stacks. In circa early to mid C19 rooms were added
at the back to form a double depth plan and the ridge of the roof was raised.
The house was modernised in the C20 when the partition on the right hand side
of the central passage was removed. Set back to the left is a short parallel
wing of 1-room plan which is all that remains of a range of cottages.
Exterior: 2 storeys. Symmetrical 3-window range of circa early C19 sashes
with glazing bars, the first floor 12-panes, the ground floor 16 panes.
Central doorway with C20 glazed door and side lights.
Set back to the left a short parallel wing with an asbestos slate gable-ended
roof; 1 storey, 1-window range with C20 12-pane casements and a C19 glazed and
panelled door.

Listing NGR: SX8184757023

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

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