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Description: Brook House
Date Listed: 18 November 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 151489
OS Grid Reference: SO7520642172
OS Grid Coordinates: 375206, 242172
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0774, -2.3632
SO 74 SE COLWALL CP WALWYN ROAD
4/90 Brook House
Farmhouse, now house. C17, extended c1910 by Sir E Guy Dawber. Timber-
frame, regular square infill panels, continuous tiled roofs, 4 chimneys with
brick shafts. "L" plan extended into "H" plan. 2 storeys, 1:2:1 windows,
2 gabled cross-wings; weatherings to horizontal framing members of south
west and north east gables; regularly placed c1910 casements. C17 entrance
to north west end. Interior: heavy ceiling beams to C17 ground floor
rooms; Late C17 dog-leg staircase with decorative plank balusters which
is probably by the same hand as almost identical examples at the Elms
School, Colwall (not included) and Bush Farmhouse, Coddington (qv).
The gardens, which are internationally famous, provide with a stream and
small weir a beautiful setting for the house.
Listing NGR: SO7520642172
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Source: English Heritage
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