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Barn at Brook House Farm

A Grade II Listed Building in Chapel-en-le-Frith, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 53.3031 / 53°18'11"N

Longitude: -1.937 / 1°56'13"W

OS Eastings: 404292

OS Northings: 378458

OS Grid: SK042784

Mapcode National: GBR GZX7.FN

Mapcode Global: WHBBL.67VN

Entry Name: Barn at Brook House Farm

Listing Date: 23 May 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1140153

English Heritage Legacy ID: 352022

Location: Chapel-en-le-Frith, High Peak, Derbyshire, SK23

County: Derbyshire

District: High Peak

Civil Parish: Chapel-en-le-Frith

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Chapel-en-le-Frith St Thomas a Becket

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text

(north side)

178- /5/10003 Barn at Brook House Farm


Farm outbuilding. Late C17, with C18 and C19 alterations and additions, and further
extended C20. Coursed squared gritstone,with ashlar gritstone dressings, a single stone ridge
stack, plain gables and a stone slated roof. South elevation; single storey with overlofts, 8
bays,the 5 bays to the west having been remodelled and raised, to serve as a cowhouse with
overlofts. At left hand end,2 ground floor doorways with massive lintels and surrounds keyed
into surrounding masonry. Plain planked doors. 3 tiers of slit vents to this range which has
a near full-height double doorway beneath a shallow segmental arch. Ashlar-quoined door
opening, with internal rebate for original doors.To the right,further 3 bays,the first served
by an inserted doorway, with flush jambs,shallow lintel and a plain plank door. Further
right,a doorway with massive keyed jambs, deep lintel and a plank door. The next bay has
a segmentally-arched double doorway, formerly a cartshed, with ashlar quoins,
voussoirs,keyblock and planked doors. Adjacent stone steps give access to a first floor tack
room, with massive surround to doorway,plank door,and 2 light flush-mullioned window
with saddle bars. Hearth to tack room served by stone chimney stack. Within stone
stairway,kennel recess with henhouse over. Right end bay with wide stable doorway having
a keyed surround below a massive lintel. To the right, an inserted C19 window. Right end
gable with partially blocked taking-in loft doorway. Left end with taking- in doorway
beneath timber lintel. C19 and C20 monopitch lean-to's to rear elevation. Interior; 5 bay
part to left with 4 king post trusses, with curved upward sweeping braces. Ridge purlin set
diagonally into notched head of king post. History; an inventory for the adjacent Brook
House Farmhouse (q.v.) of 1681 refers to 'the new barn'. A complex, multi-purpose farm
building, the form and adaptation of which demonstrates changing patterns of agriculture in
this part of upland Derbyshire.

Listing NGR: SK0429278458

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