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Brook Farmhouse, Garden Wall and Gate Piers

A Grade II Listed Building in Leigh, Staffordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.9199 / 52°55'11"N

Longitude: -1.9785 / 1°58'42"W

OS Eastings: 401539

OS Northings: 335836

OS Grid: SK015358

Mapcode National: GBR 26W.YC6

Mapcode Global: WHBD9.LV1W

Entry Name: Brook Farmhouse, Garden Wall and Gate Piers

Listing Date: 10 January 1953

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1190226

English Heritage Legacy ID: 273845

Location: Leigh, East Staffordshire, Staffordshire, ST10

County: Staffordshire

District: East Staffordshire

Civil Parish: Leigh

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire

Church of England Parish: Leigh All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

SK 03 NW LEIGH C.P. LOWER LEIGH

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

- 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
farmhouse.


Listing NGR: SK0153935836

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