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Description: Brakes Farm
Date Listed: 19 February 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 149514
OS Grid Reference: SO4435675379
OS Grid Coordinates: 344356, 275379
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3736, -2.8188
SO 47 NW LEINTWARDINE CP -
2/48 Brakes Farm
Outbuildings, including former barn, cartsheds, stabling, rearing pens,
suckling sheds, milking room and mealhouse. Probably mid-C19. Sandstone
rubble with sandstone and brick dressings. Tiled roofs, some half-hipped.
Roughly square plan comprising a number of blocks with main front and yard
to east in centre of centre of flanking blocks. East elevation has right-
hand block of two windows in brick surrounds with cambered heads. Two
entries to right with similar heads and ledged doors, sliding door to left
of centre. Brick cornice on sandstone dentils. Pyramidically roofed turret
with weathervane to rear above barn with semi-circular headed brick arches to
south and half-hipped roof. Left-hand block has six openings with cambered
brick heads and brick jambs. Included as an almost intact example of a mid-
C19 farm complex which forms part of the Downton Estate.
Listing NGR: SO4435675379
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Source: English Heritage
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