BROOKE HOUSE SCHOOL

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1074394

Date first listed: 25-Jul-1952

Date of most recent amendment: 19-Sep-1977

Statutory Address: BROOKE HOUSE SCHOOL, 12, LEICESTER ROAD

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: BROOKE HOUSE SCHOOL, 12, LEICESTER ROAD

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

County: Leicestershire

District: Harborough (District Authority)

National Grid Reference: SP 73155 87596

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

LEICESTER ROAD 1. 5303 (East Side) No 12 Brooke House School) [formerly listed as SP 7387 1/83 25.7.52. No 12 (The Elms)] II* GV

2. Circa 1708 thought to have been first built by John Massey but in 1808, top storey to western part and the east wing added. Red brick facade with rusticated stone quoins and moulded stone sill bands; cornioe and small parapet. 3 storeys. Street facade has 5 windows, all barred sashes with moulded stone architraves. Top storey has 3 windows only. Main front is to garden, at right angles to road and has 5 windows, 1 being a long round-headed landing window through all storeys. Good projecting stone porch in Greek Ionic style with paired columns. Interior has good staircase. Some interior features of 1708 remain. Ref VCR.

Listing NGR: SP7315487591

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 189715

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Leicester, (1907)

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