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Brookhouse Old Hall, Caton-with-Littledale

Description: Brookhouse Old Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 October 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 182095

OS Grid Reference: SD5410464562
OS Grid Coordinates: 354104, 464562
Latitude/Longitude: 54.0749, -2.7029

Location: Brookhouse Road, Caton, Lancashire LA2 9JP

Locality: Caton-with-Littledale
Local Authority: Lancaster City Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: LA2 9JP

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Listing Text

SD 56 SW

5/22 Brookhouse
4.10.1967 Brookhouse Old Hall
(Formerly listed as
Old Hall)


House, 1713. Slobbered rubble with slate roof. 2-cell plan, with 3rd cell
added at left. 3 storeys. Original part has rebated and chamfered mullioned
windows. To the left is a one-light fire window, and one of 2 lights. To the
right is one of 3 lights with lowered sill. On the 1st floor are 2 of 3
lights. The attic storey has 4 sashed windows with glazing bars and rebated
and chamfered surrounds. The door, to the left of the right-hand window, has
a chamfered surround with battlemented lintel inscribed: '1713 TID'. The
left-hand cell has a modern window with plain reveals on the ground floor.
Above, at an intermediate level, are 2 sashed windows with glazing bars and
plain stone surrounds. The left-hand (south) gable wall has 2 modern 1st
floor windows with glazing bars and plain stone surrounds. Above are blank
lunettes with plain stone surrounds. Outshut to part of rear. Interior has
chamfered axial beams on ground floor. At their southern end they are tenoned
into a large beam in the correct position to be a firehood bressumer.
However, the moulded shouldered fireplace is set into the wall and appears to
be original. To its left is a spice cupboard door inscribed: 'EHM 1727'. On
the 1st floor is partitioning of raised and fielded panels in oak. The stair
has lost its balusters, except for a row of splat balusters on the landing of
the attic storey.

Listing NGR: SD5410464562

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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