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Lower Brookend, Bromesberrow

Description: Lower Brookend

Grade: II
Date Listed: 17 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 125829

OS Grid Reference: SO7367434106
OS Grid Coordinates: 373674, 234106
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0048, -2.3849

Location: Bromsberrow, Gloucestershire HR8 1PD

Locality: Bromesberrow
Local Authority: Forest of Dean District Council
County: Gloucestershire
Country: England
Postcode: HR8 1PD

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Listing Text

SO 73 SW

5/12 Lower Brookend


Former farmhouse, now house. C17 or earlier, enlarged late C17,
altered C19, restored c1965. Brick-nogged timber framing, part
brick, part stone plinth, brick rear lean-to, tiled roof. 'T'-
plan, each part 3 bays: lean-to addition to rear of stem: 2-
storey and attics. Entrance front: all windows mullion and
transom with weatherboard over, save attics and by front door.
Close-studded timber-framed projecting gable to left: 3-light
window. Main block wider-spaced studs: boarded door up 2 stone
steps in internal corner, 2-light window adjoining, both under open
lean-to porch, timber posts to front (added c1965). To right 2-
light and 4-light windows. Single-storey brick wing projects
beyond right end; 3-light window without weatherboard on left
return, cut down chimney on gable. First floor: 3-light window on
left gable, cuts original tie beam: later timber-framed gable
over, to raise eaves to cross wing slightly: curved feet to
principals, 4-pane casement with weatherboard in top. To right two
2-light and one 4-light windows; plain panel in framing above for
attic: two 3-light casement dormers with flat roofs added c1965.
Right return large, plain external brick chimney: left return
large external rendered chimney-breast with star-plan brick stack
above. Internally slightly-curved collars to trusses, duplicate
lower principals with curved feet; square ridge in cross wing,
ridge not visible in main wing. One original boarded door in
attics. Stairs, most doors and opening casements renewed c1965.

Listing NGR: SO7367434106

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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