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School House

A Grade II Listed Building in Brooke, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.5414 / 52°32'28"N

Longitude: 1.3684 / 1°22'6"E

OS Eastings: 628509

OS Northings: 299054

OS Grid: TM285990

Mapcode National: GBR WJT.QRF

Mapcode Global: VHL8L.NDR4

Plus Code: 9F43G9R9+G8

Entry Name: School House

Listing Date: 18 February 1991

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1306110

English Heritage Legacy ID: 227350

ID on this website: 101306110

Location: Brooke, South Norfolk, NR15

County: Norfolk

District: South Norfolk

Civil Parish: Brooke

Built-Up Area: Brooke

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Brooke St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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6/85 Nos. 2 and 4 (School House)


House, now 2 dwellings. Late medieval, remodelled in late C17 and
late C18. Timber frame mostly replaced by late C18 colourwashed
brick and flint; gabled thatch roof; late C17/18 brick ridge and
end stacks; left gable end stack rebuilt in mid C20. Open-hall
plan remodelled in late C17 by insertion of first-floor and stacks
to make 3-unit plan. One storey and attic; 6-window range.
Segmental brick arches over late C19/early C20 casements with
glazing bars. C20 doors to rear and left gable. Interior: stop-
chamfered beam and chamfered joists in room to right, broach-
stopped chamfered beam in room to centre, both rooms being served
by a back-to-back stack with bressummers to open fireplaces and a
quarter-turn staircase with winders to rear; first-floor room to
right has late C17 bolection-moulded fireplace and adjoining
bolection-panelled door with strap hinges. Late medieval roof,
much altered, is smoke-blackened to 3-bay centre with collar-
purlin to crown posts; sawn timbers to closed trusses with passing
braces; queen-post truss to left has mortices for axial bracing.

Listing NGR: TM2850999054

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