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Brook Farmhouse, Benefield

Description: Brook Farmhouse

Grade: II
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

Location: Benefield Gate Road, Benefield, Northamptonshire PE8 5AE

Locality: Benefield
Local Authority: East Northamptonshire District Council
County: Northamptonshire
Country: England
Postcode: PE8 5AE

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Listing Text

3/15 Brook Farmhouse
- II

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

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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