BROOK COTTAGES

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1031972

Date first listed: 27-Apr-1987

Statutory Address: BROOK COTTAGES, THE STREET

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: BROOK COTTAGES, THE STREET

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Suffolk

District: Waveney (District Authority)

Parish: St. James, South Elmham

National Grid Reference: TM 31617 81092

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History

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Details

SOUTH ELMHAM ST. JAMES THE STREET TM 38 SW

4/60 Brook Cottages

- II

Former farmhouse, now divided into 2 cottages. Early C16 core, with later extensions. 2 storeys; 3-cell plan. Timber-framed and roughcast:; thatched roof. An internal chimney-stack with a plain red brick shaft, and a later end stack. Various 3-light and 2-light casement windows, some old, with transomes and pintle hinges, some late C20 replacements. One 4-panel entrance door with sunk panels below an open gabled latticed porch; one C20 plank door in a late- C20 enclosed and gabled red brick porch. A limited amount of timbering exposed inside: one bay of very heavy joists, set flat and unchamfered, at the left end; in the central room, a heavy main cross-beam, with wide chamfers,and cut-off stops, supported by small solid braces. Lighter timbering in the right-hand cottage,. apparently an addition. The frame said to be covered on the upper floor, and the roof not accessible.

Listing NGR: TM3161781092

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 282320

Legacy System: LBS

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