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Brook House Farm House

A Grade II Listed Building in Davenham, Cheshire West and Chester

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.2242 / 53°13'27"N

Longitude: -2.4639 / 2°27'49"W

OS Eastings: 369126

OS Northings: 369782

OS Grid: SJ691697

Mapcode National: GBR 7W.0VBX

Mapcode Global: WH99L.37Z3

Entry Name: Brook House Farm House

Listing Date: 2 January 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1160385

English Heritage Legacy ID: 57208

Location: Rudheath, Cheshire West and Chester, CW9

County: Cheshire West and Chester

Civil Parish: Davenham

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Davenham St Wilfrid

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text

WHATCROFT C.P. KING STREET
SJ 66 NE
4/27 Brook House Farm House
II
Farmhouse of late C17 origins but early C19 appearance. Red brick in
English Garden Wall Bond with slate roof. 2 storeys and attic, 3
bays. A 2-storey, 2-bay rear wing (north-east) completes an "L"
shaped plan. 2-course deep brick bands above ground floor and first
floor windows. The centre bay is set forward as a two storey gabled
porch, open fronted with side seats. A six panel door, with external
architraves to the frame, is in line with the front wall of the house.
3-light flush casements with weathered terracotta sills and flat
skewback arches, but the first floor level window in the porch
projection is only 2-light. The porch roof is of shaped slates.
Planted timbers with plaster infilling to gables also barge boards and
finials and gable-end stacks. On west side a framed, ledged and
battened door under slated pitched hood supported by shaped brackets.
Interior: Six-panel doors. Bevelled beams, some cased in front of
house. Dogleg staircase with heavy handrail, twisted oak balusters
and panelled soffite. At first floor level there are bevelled beams
and exposed joists and six-panel doors.


Listing NGR: SJ6912669782

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