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Brakes Farm

A Grade II Listed Building in Leintwardine, County of Herefordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.3736 / 52°22'25"N

Longitude: -2.8188 / 2°49'7"W

OS Eastings: 344356

OS Northings: 275379

OS Grid: SO443753

Mapcode National: GBR BF.RJR0

Mapcode Global: VH76M.3L6R

Entry Name: Brakes Farm

Listing Date: 19 February 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1349758

English Heritage Legacy ID: 149514

Location: Leintwardine, County of Herefordshire, SY8

County: County of Herefordshire

Civil Parish: Leintwardine

Traditional County: Herefordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Herefordshire

Church of England Parish: Wigmore Abbey

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Listing Text

SO 47 NW LEINTWARDINE CP -

2/48 Brakes Farm

- II


Outbuildings, including former barn, cartsheds, stabling, rearing pens,
suckling sheds, milking room and mealhouse. Probably mid-C19. Sandstone
rubble with sandstone and brick dressings. Tiled roofs, some half-hipped.
Roughly square plan comprising a number of blocks with main front and yard
to east in centre of centre of flanking blocks. East elevation has right-
hand block of two windows in brick surrounds with cambered heads. Two
entries to right with similar heads and ledged doors, sliding door to left
of centre. Brick cornice on sandstone dentils. Pyramidically roofed turret
with weathervane to rear above barn with semi-circular headed brick arches to
south and half-hipped roof. Left-hand block has six openings with cambered
brick heads and brick jambs. Included as an almost intact example of a mid-
C19 farm complex which forms part of the Downton Estate.


Listing NGR: SO4435675379

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