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Brook Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Goosnargh, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.8388 / 53°50'19"N

Longitude: -2.658 / 2°39'28"W

OS Eastings: 356799

OS Northings: 438263

OS Grid: SD567382

Mapcode National: GBR 9SW1.CM

Mapcode Global: WH96D.4RKY

Entry Name: Brook Farmhouse

Listing Date: 13 January 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1073531

English Heritage Legacy ID: 185885

Location: Goosnargh, Preston, Lancashire, PR3

County: Lancashire

District: Preston

Civil Parish: Goosnargh

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Goosnargh St Mary The Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text

SD 53 NE

Brook Farmhouse

Farmhouse, now house. Dated 1684 on lintel, but probably earlier, remodelled at that date, altered at various dates subsequently. Sandstone rubble mostly roughcast and rendered, slate roof with 2 brick chimneys. Three-bay baffle-entry plan, with wide porch wing at junction of 1st and 2nd bays, shallow rear outshut to 1st and part of 2nd bay, modern extension to rear of 3rd bay. Two storeys; full-height porch has doorway to right (in line with ridge chimney) with chamfered surround and shaped lintel lettered in relief 'T I : I 1684', a 4-pane sash in centre of 1st floor; to left,one large 4-pane sash on each floor, to right a similar but smaller window to 3rd bay and 2 others above. Right gable wall has plinth; rear has altered horizontal rectangular windows, a blocked doorway to 2nd bay, and a modern extension to the 3rd bay. Interior: partition wall at junction of 2nd and 3rd bays incorporates one cruck truss, of small scantling, apex missing, with large tie-beam and 2 service doorways below it (the front of these recently removed); 2nd bay has large roughly-chamfered beam with scarf joint c.2 metres from C18 stone fireplace; 1st bay has 2 similar beams, one with similar joint; roof truss at junction of 2nd and 3rd bays has incised lettering W (I?) N, and other illegible marks.

Listing NGR: SD5679938263

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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