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Brook Farmhouse, Garden Wall and Gate Piers, Leigh

Description: Brook Farmhouse, Garden Wall and Gate Piers

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 January 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 273845

OS Grid Reference: SK0153935836
OS Grid Coordinates: 401539, 335836
Latitude/Longitude: 52.9199, -1.9785

Location: Intakes Lane, Leigh, Staffordshire ST10 4SJ

Locality: Leigh
Local Authority: East Staffordshire Borough Council
County: Staffordshire
Country: England
Postcode: ST10 4SJ

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Listing Text


2/138 Brook Farmhouse,
10/1/53 garden wall and gate

- II

Farmhouse, wall and gate piers. Dated 1694, with later alterations
and additions. Red brick with vitrified headers, ashlar plinth, quoins
and dressings; plain tile roof with coped verges on shaped kneelers;
central brick stack of cruciform section. Lobby-entry plan, 2-cell
range aligned east-west with stair turret projecting from centre of
south face, south projecting wing added to west end and extension to
north-east corner of main house. Main house to left of 2 storeys
and attic with moulded first-floor band and moulded eaves cornice, 2-
storey gabled wing to right; 3:1 bays, casements with brick flat
arches and shaped keystones, central door to main house with ovolo-
moulded stone surround and massive lintel dated T
East gable: Ground and first floor windows R E
have original segmental heads, bands above 16
first floor and attic windows. Interior: 94
Exposed ceiling beams with hollow chamfer moulding; massive fireplace
with cambered arch and moulded surround; late C17 dog-leg staircase
with barley sugar twist balusters and newels with ball finials.
Coped brick wall and central square section gate piers with moulded
stone caps enclose a front garden. A good example of an early brick

Listing NGR: SK0153935836

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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