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Latitude: 52.6382 / 52°38'17"N
Longitude: -3.114 / 3°6'50"W
OS Eastings: 324713
OS Northings: 305074
OS Grid: SJ247050
Mapcode National: GBR B1.6XP6
Mapcode Global: WH79Q.4YFD
Entry Name: Brook House
Listing Date: 20 March 1998
Last Amended: 20 March 1998
Source ID: 19501
Building Class: Domestic
Location: Located approximately 1.0km SSE of Leighton church beneath Moel y Mab and situated on N side of an unmetalled track E of Leighton Farm. The house stands in a depression below the road.
Community: Forden with Leighton and Trelystan (Ffordun gyda Tre'r-llai a Threlystan)
Community: Forden with Leighton and Trelystan
Traditional County: Montgomeryshire
Mainly C19 but probably with earlier origins, and likely to represent the remodelling by the Leighton estate of an earlier vernacular house, possibly of C17 origins.
One-and-a-half storey house of rubble stone and timber framing, with slate roofs. Rubble to ground floor, square panelled framing above. Main range and cross wing plan; 2-unit main range with axial stack. Cross-wing to left, with gable end and axial stacks. Doorway in angle of main range and wing. Detail throughout, including small-paned windows and decorative barge-boards, consistent with Leighton estate work of the mid C19. Extension beyond cross-wing c1996.
Not accessible on resurvey.
Listed as a small vernacular house of additional interest for its mid C19 remodelling as part of the Leighton estate; part of a group of estate buildings at the foot of Moel-y-mab.
Other nearby listed buildings