Description: Brookhouse and Attached Barn
Date Listed: 2 January 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 271649
OS Grid Reference: SJ9395418681
OS Grid Coordinates: 393954, 318681
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7657, -2.0910
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SJ 91 NW ACTON TRUSSELL, BEDNALL ACTON TRUSSELL
AND TEDDESLEY HAY C.P.
3/1 Brookhouse and attached
Farmhouse and barn. C17 with later alterations and additions. Red
brick (English garden wall bond); plain tile roofs; brick integral end
stacks. Aligned north-east/south-west, with barn to south-west and
house to north-east. Barn to left, house to right. Barn: One storey;
3 bays, blocked threshing floor doorway to centre, inserted sliding door
to left, segmental-headed door and window to right; raised roof verges.
House: Main 2-storey, single-bay house to left with C20 casements and
gabled porch with shaped tile roof, and slightly lower single-bay exten-
sion to right of one storey and gable-lit attic, with segmental-headed
casement. Main house has exposed timber roof truss to right hand gable
with central vertical strut above the collar, one pair of purlins and
ridge piece. Included as a rare example of an early enclosure farmstead.
J.E.C. Peters: The Development of Farm Buildings in Western Lowland
Staffordshire up to 1880 P. 25 and 26 (1965) Manchester University Press.
Listing NGR: SJ9395418681
Source: English Heritage
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