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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: BROOK HOUSE

List entry Number: 1383624

Location

BROOK HOUSE

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

County District District Type Parish
ShropshireUnitary AuthorityAshford Carbonel

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 12-Nov-1954

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 484056

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Details

ASHFORD CARBONELL

SO5270 Brook House 482-1/15/38 12/11/54

GV II*

House. Dated 1677. Painted timber-frame on sandstone rubble plinth, brick gable-end to rear. Plain-tile roof with serrated ornamented bargeboards and fascias. Stone projecting eaves stack (enclosed by Brook Cottage (qv)) with triple brick flues with nibs. Brick projecting stack at rear gable-end. House of 2 framed bays with gable to street and single-bay extension to rear. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys, attic and cellar. West gable-end front with one, probably C18, 3-light casement with leaded lights to first floor, 2-light casement with leaded lights to attic, C20 2-light casement to ground floor, cellar opening of oak frame with 2 chamfered mullions and ventilation slats. Weathering boards over windows. Gable wall with square framing 4 panels high with jowled posts, sill plate, girding beam, studs with mid rails, 2 straight upper-level tension braces. Gable-end truss of straight tie beam with central carving: '1677' and 'HL' or 'HE'. 4 vertical struts with mid rails, upper collar with twin raking struts over. Outshut to left: tile-roofed lean-to abutting stone stack with square framing 3 panels deep with leaded-light casement. South front: 2 bays of square framing similar to the gable-end front. C18 casement window in each bay to first floor: 3-light to left and 2-light to right, both with leaded lights. Ground-floor C20 2-light casement to left, C18 2-light casement with leaded lights to right, small casement to extreme right. Boarded door to cellar with chamfered frame, and framed cellar window opening. Front range return gable: mostly obscured by rear extension. C20 entrance door to left reached by flight of stone steps. Lead flat-roofed canopy with timber boarded and coffered roof set on thin timber Tuscan-style columns. Rear extension bay to south wall: square framing 2 panels high to each storey with full-height posts with rails. One 3-light casement incorporating 2 leaded lights at both floors with projecting window stay at first floor. Rear extension north side wall with square framing as before. Ground-level 2-light casement and C20 door. INTERIOR: ground floor with chamfered bridging beams with ogee-chamfer stops. First floor: chamfered bridging beams. C18 2-panel, 4-panel, and central-clasped boarded doors. Attic: C17 boarded and ledged door. Single purlin roof with straight wind braces below purlin. Coupled rafter roof to rear bay.



Listing NGR: SO5249370645

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National Grid Reference: SO 52493 70645

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