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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: OLD BROOK HOUSE

List entry Number: 1263667

Location

OLD BROOK HOUSE, COMBS LANE

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
DerbyshireHigh PeakDistrict AuthorityChapel-en-le-Frith

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 23-May-1994

Date of most recent amendment: 28-May-1994

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 352021

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Details

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CHAPEL EN LE FRITH SK 07 NW COMBS LANE(OFF), Combs (north side)

178- /5/10002 Old Brook House

GV II

Farmhouse. C18, incorporating elements of a C17 dwelling, with later C19 alterations. Coursed squared rubble gritstone with ashlar dressings, quoins,stone gable and ridge stacks and a stone slated roof. Double pile plan. Garden front, symmetrical,2 storeys and attics, 3 windows, with central doorway defined by massive ashlar surround. 4 panel door with upper 4 panels glazed and above,a small margin glazed sash window. Flanking the window are glazing bar sash windows, 8 over 8 panes, the sashes without horns. Rear elevation with off-centre doorway set within former C17 window reveal, beneath shallow C20 timber hood, and with planked and studded door. To the right,a 2-light horizontally-sliding sash window, each light of 6 panes, set within former C18 doorway with massive ashlar jambs,bonding blocks and lintel. To the left,tall stair window,3 lights high, with margin glazing in coloured glass,and set within a flush,unmoulded surround of possibly earlier date. Further left,a low shallow 4-light mullioned window,the chamfer mullions and splayed reveal of C17 or earlier date,the lintel a later replacement. Above, a first floor glazing bar sash, 8 over 8 panes, and without horns. Interior; largely undisturbed C18 plan, with central passage access to rear stair and service rooms,including kitchen with C19 grate and earlier hearth spit,and vaulted cellar. There are C19 panelled doors,architraves and skirtings, and the dining room retains a surround of birds eye 'marble' from Ashford-in the Water,a rare decorative limestone.

Listing NGR: SK0430878424

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National Grid Reference: SK 04308 78424

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