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Brickhouse Farmhouse and Attached Cider Mill, Feckenham

Description: Brickhouse Farmhouse and Attached Cider Mill

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 April 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 156563

OS Grid Reference: SP0133863647
OS Grid Coordinates: 401338, 263647
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2710, -1.9818

Location: Brookhouse Lane, Feckenham, Worcestershire B97 5PR

Locality: Feckenham
Local Authority: Redditch Borough Council
County: Worcestershire
Country: England
Postcode: B97 5PR

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Listing Text

SP 06 SW
4/87 Brickhouse Farmhouse and
attached cider mill
10.4.54 (formerly listed as
Brickhouse Farmhouse)


Farmhouse and attached cider mill, now two dwellings. Early Cl7 with early to
mid-C18 and mid-C19 alterations and additions. Timber-framed with painted
brick and rendered infill, brick (partly handmade) additions; plain tiled
roofs. Hall and cross-wing plan; hall part of three framed bays aligned
roughly north/south; southernmost passage bay occupied by inserted chimney
with four star-shaped stacks to form a lobby-entry plan; intersecting cross-
wing of two framed bays at south end. Two storeys and attic, partly with
dentilled eaves cornice. Framing: three and four panels from sill to wall-
plate; two northernmost bays of main part have close-set studding at ground
floor level; short straight braces in upper corners; collar and tie-beam
trusses with three struts to collar and V-strut in apex. West front elevation:
main part has two ground floor 3-light casements with plank weatherings; first
floor has a 3-light, a 2-light and a single-light casement; main entrance to
right has a flat canopy, panelled pilasters and a six-panelled door (two upper
panels are glazed); cross-wing elevation in angle with main part has a ground
floor 2-light casement and rectangular light and two first floor single-light
windows. The C18 cider mill adjoins the cross-wing gable end continuing the
roof ridge; L-plan; two-bay part adjoining farmhouse has a 3-light and a 2-
light casement on both floors of its north elevation and a half-glazed door
with gabled canopy on brackets; small external chimney to left; single-bay
south-west return has a half-hipped roof, truncated collar and tie-beam truss
with two struts and sandstone quoins. Interior not inspected but farmhouse
said to have large back-to-back fireplaces. A C19 two-bay addition adjoins
the west gable end of the former cider mill; the easternmost bay continues
the main roof ridge and has a 2-light ground floor casement, a loft opening
and a C20 multi-paned door in its north elevation; the westernmost bay is
lower in height and has a double doorway in its west gable end, an ogee-
arched attic light and (in the gable apex) a re-used date stone on which is
written "B W X (?) 1601". (BoE, p 151 - 2).

Listing NGR: SP0133863647

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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