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Brick House Farmhouse, Leigh

Description: Brick House Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 July 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 126609

OS Grid Reference: SO8758526027
OS Grid Coordinates: 387585, 226027
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9326, -2.1820

Location: Blacksmith Lane, Leigh, Gloucestershire GL19 4AB

Locality: Leigh
Local Authority: Tewkesbury Borough Council
County: Gloucestershire
Country: England
Postcode: GL19 4AB

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Listing Text

(north side)

3/68 Brick House Farmhouse
(formerly listed as part of Brick
4.7.60 House Farmhouse with barn,
Former farmhouse, now house. Early C18; C19 extension. Flemish
bond brickwork, tiled roof. Five-window front, 2 rooms deep, 2
storeys and unwindowed loft; 2-storey, single bay on right.
Front: plinth: window to cellar left, cambered brick head.
Centre, 4-panel door, up 2 stone steps, panels flush, rectangular
light over, all under open, single-storey porch, wrought-iron
supports on late C20 brick bases, supporting tent-shaped metal
roof. Either side two 2-light mullion and transom windows,
cambered brick heads. Plain string course. First floor 5
similar windows. Plain eaves fascia with moulding above, lead
eaves gutter behind. Parapet gables, slight step part way up,
flat top over presumed narrow central valley: external chimneys
centre of each end, diamond in raised headers on top of left one.
To right open lean-to over 2-light casement, 4-panel door; 2-light
casement above lean-to roof. Internally: dog-leg stair, square
newels, moulded rail and string, turned balusters. Six-panel door
to front, left room, fielded panels, eared surround on room side,
St Andrew's crosses to each panel to hall. Fielded panelling,
dado rail, small dentils below moulded cornice. Panelled shutters
and window seat. Semi-circular corner cupboard, panelled doors
below, shaped shelves, shell head, dummy keystone over. Cast-iron
C19 fireplace surround. Small cupboard inset in wall in room to
right, semi-circular head slightly indented to single panel to
door. Forms group with Tudor Cottage opposite (q.v.). _,
(V.C.H., Gloucestershire, Vol. VIII, 1968)

Listing NGR: SO8758526027

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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