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Description: Brookfield House
Date Listed: 27 January 1977
English Heritage Building ID: 156295
OS Grid Reference: SO9128177132
OS Grid Coordinates: 391281, 277132
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3921, -2.1295
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SO 97 NW BELBROUGHTON CP HACKMAN'S GATE LANE
6/30 Brookfield House
House, now flats. Early to mid-C18 with late C19 and early and mid-C20
alterations. Red brick with painted stone dressings; hipped slate roof
with overhanging moulded eaves on simple moulded brackets; massive brick
stacks. Three storeys and attic with dormers; rusticated plinth, sill
bands at first and second floor levels and moulded eaves cornice. Three
bays with end quoins; central bay breaks forward slightly; ground and first
floor windows have ruticated lintels and keyblocks; ground floor has 6-pane
sash to left and C20 glazed double doors with transom light to right; three
first floor 16-pane sashes; square 12-pane sashes on second floor; central
bay has late C19 stone canted bay window on ground floor with banded rustica-
tion and shaped lead roof; eared and shouldered architraves, cambered heads
and keyblocks; central glazed door and 6-pane sashes each side; the hipped
roof above the central bay has a late C19 gabled dormer with shaped parapet
and finial and a round-headed window with stepped voussooirs and 4-pane sash.
To left projects a late C19 wing, two storeys and attic with dormer; the
main windows are similar to those in the stone bay window and the dormer is
similar to the central one. Main entrance in right side has a C19 stone porch
with pilasters, entablature and blocking course; two 12-pane sashes to right
and entrance archway to left flanked by Doric columns. Within are two round-
headed blind windows and to right a door with six raised and fielded panels
and moulded architrave. Interior noted as being largely of early C20 date.
To rear of the C19 wing is a corner bell tower of three stages with detailing
similar to the main front; the third stage has keyed oculi and the lantern
is supported on three piers with banded rustication to each elevation; there
is an ogival dome with a weathervane.
Listing NGR: SO9128177132
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Source: English Heritage
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