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Brooke Hall

  • Built / Designed For: The Rev. John Holmes

    House & Family History: Brooke Hall was damaged by a V-2 rocket during World War II and demolished soon after the war ended.

  • Architect: William Wilkins Jr.

    Date: 1827-30
    Designed: House for The Rev. John Holmes

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  • John Bernard (J.B.) Burke, published under the title of A Visitation of the Seats and Arms of the Noblemen and Gentlemen of Great Britain and Ireland, among other titles: Vol. II, p. 185, 1853.

  • Title: Burke's and Savills Guide to Country Houses, Volume III: East Anglia
    Author: Kenworthy-Browne, John; Reid, Peter; Sayer, Michael; Watkin, David
    Year Published: 1981
    Reference: pg. 95
    Publisher: London: Burke's Peerage
    ISBN: 0850110351
    Book Type: Hardback

  • House Listed: Demolished

    Park Listed: Not Listed

  • Past Seat / Home of: The Rev. John Holmes, 19th century; Holmes family here until 1912. Alexander Livingston Bruce, early 20th century. Brigadier M.D. Jephson, 20th century.

    Current Ownership Type: Demolished

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Demolished

  • House Open to Public: No

    Historic Houses Member: No