List entry

List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: BROOKE HOUSE SCHOOL

List entry Number: 1074394

Location

BROOKE HOUSE SCHOOL, 12, LEICESTER ROAD

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

County District District Type Parish
LeicestershireHarboroughDistrict Authority

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 25-Jul-1952

Date of most recent amendment: 19-Sep-1977

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 189715

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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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

Selected Sources

  1. Book  Reference - Author: Page, W - Title: The Victoria History of the County of Leicester - Date: 1907

National Grid Reference: SP 73155 87596

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