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Brook Farmhouse, Birdingbury

Description: Brook Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 15 April 1977
English Heritage Building ID: 308642

OS Grid Reference: SP4329868350
OS Grid Coordinates: 443298, 268350
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3116, -1.3663

Location: 3 Back Lane, Birdingbury, Warwickshire CV23 8EN

Locality: Birdingbury
Local Authority: Rugby Borough Council
County: Warwickshire
Country: England
Postcode: CV23 8EN

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Listing Text

SP46NW (East side)
Brook Farmhouse
Farmhouse. C17, with C19 and late C20 alterations. Timber framed with old brick
infill, underbuilt with C19 brick to front and coursed lias rubble to right
return side; wing largely rebuilt in Flemish bond red brick with brick dentil
cornice. C20 tile roofs; old brick ridge and C20 brick lateral stacks. L-plan,
with cross wing on right to road. 2 storeys, one storey and attic wing;
one-window range. C19 two-light casements with glazing bars. Jowled posts and
large curved braces. Wing has blocked doorway on right. 3-light wood and iron
casement with glazing bar. Brick segmental arches. Left return side has timber
framed gable. Right return side has irregular fenestration, with C20 window
inserted in former doorway. To rear: front wall of main range faced in mid C20
brick. 2-light casements. Wing has some exposed framing to left. C20 casement
inserted in blocked doorway and window. C20 half-glazed door inserted to right.
Late C20 porch in angle, and late C20 full-width open verandah. 2 dormers have
2-light casements with glazing bars. Interior: room in main range has chamfered
cross beams and open fireplace with 2 small cupboards. Another room has cross
beams. Room has open fireplace. Exposed framing and jowled posts. Old enclosed
straight flight stairs, and C19 quarter turn staircase. First floor has old
floor boards. Room in main range has a plank enclosure in angle beside stack,
with rebates to take planks or a gate; possible a grain store. Another room has
old moulded 2-panelled door.

Listing NGR: SP4329868350

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Source: English Heritage

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