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Brook House Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Worthen with Shelve, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.631 / 52°37'51"N

Longitude: -3.0348 / 3°2'5"W

OS Eastings: 330059

OS Northings: 304200

OS Grid: SJ300042

Mapcode National: GBR B4.7CJ3

Mapcode Global: WH8C2.C439

Plus Code: 9C4RJXJ8+C3

Entry Name: Brook House Farmhouse

Listing Date: 14 November 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1055039

English Heritage Legacy ID: 257450

Location: Worthen with Shelve, Shropshire, SY5

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Worthen with Shelve

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Worthen

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Brook House Farmhouse

Farmhouse. C17, extended and eaves raised late C18 with mid C19 additions and alterations. Timber framed with red brick infill, rebuilding and additions; slate roofs. Original house apparently of three or four framed bays, extended to left 1778 (date stone) and eaves raised simultaneously; shorter parallel range to south added mid C19. Two storeys.

Framing: fragmentary square panels, probably originally four from cill to wall plate with short straight tension braces; ground floor largely rebuilt in brick to north. Irregular fenestration; two C20 casements directly below eaves to left and similar opening to right; C19 segmental-headed casement to left of boarded door and wide C20 casement to right, cutting blocked segmental-headed opening; wide inserted recess to right. Brown brick ridge stack to left at junction with C18 addition. This addition has segmental-headed boarded door and date stone "1778" to gable end.

C19 range to south of two storeys with dentilled eaves cornice; three window front, segmental-headed casements with internal shutters. Central entrance; plain pilastered doorcase with bracketed flat hood, panelled reveals and six-panel door with rectangular barred overlight. Integral end stacks.

Interior: left ground-floor room has chamfered ceiling beam. Bay over recess has original Queen-strut truss to left and a truncated integral end stack to right.

Listing NGR: SJ3005904200

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