Description: Brook Farmhouse
Date Listed: 23 May 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 232736
OS Grid Reference: SP9927089106
OS Grid Coordinates: 499270, 289106
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4908, -0.5394
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BENEFIELD LOWER BENEFIELD
3/15 Brook Farmhouse
Farmhouse. Mid C17 and late C18/early C19. Squared coursed limestone, part with
limestone ashlar facade, and Colleyweston slate roof. L-shape plan. 2 storeys
with attic. Main front is 4 bays. 3-window range to left of late C18/early C19
sash windows under gauged stone heads. First floor centre window is blind.
4-panel, part-glazed, door between windows under similar head. Raised band
between floors. 2 small blocked windows to right. C17 gable to far right has
4-light, ovolo-moulded, stone-mullion window, with king mullion, to first floor.
2 hipped roof dormers, with casement windows, to left hand range. Ashlar gable
parapets to left and ashlar stacks at ends. Elevation to right, abutting road,
is a 2-window range of 3-light ovolo-moulded stone mullion windows, at ground
floor. 2 C19 style casements to first floor, that to left has Lincolnshire
dormer head. Ashlar gable parapets with reeded kneelers and ashlar stack at end.
Rear elevation has lean-to extensions. C19 two-storey, 2-bay, stable/coach house
range, attached to right of rear elevation, now forms part of house and has
flight of external steps to first floor. Interior: kitchen in cross wing has
large open fireplace with bressumer and winder stair alongside. Some plank doors
with strap hinges. Main staircase is late C18/early C19 with stick balustrade.
Listing NGR: SP9927089106
Source: English Heritage
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