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Latitude: 53.2242 / 53°13'27"N
Longitude: -2.4639 / 2°27'49"W
OS Eastings: 369126
OS Northings: 369782
OS Grid: SJ691697
Mapcode National: GBR 7W.0VBX
Mapcode Global: WH99L.37Z3
Entry Name: Brook House Farm House
Listing Date: 2 January 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1160385
English Heritage Legacy ID: 57208
Location: Davenham, Cheshire West and Chester, CW9
County: Cheshire West and Chester
Civil Parish: Davenham
Traditional County: Cheshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire
Church of England Parish: Davenham St Wilfrid
Church of England Diocese: Chester
WHATCROFT C.P. KING STREET
SJ 66 NE
4/27 Brook House Farm House
Farmhouse of late C17 origins but early C19 appearance. Red brick in
English Garden Wall Bond with slate roof. 2 storeys and attic, 3
bays. A 2-storey, 2-bay rear wing (north-east) completes an "L"
shaped plan. 2-course deep brick bands above ground floor and first
floor windows. The centre bay is set forward as a two storey gabled
porch, open fronted with side seats. A six panel door, with external
architraves to the frame, is in line with the front wall of the house.
3-light flush casements with weathered terracotta sills and flat
skewback arches, but the first floor level window in the porch
projection is only 2-light. The porch roof is of shaped slates.
Planted timbers with plaster infilling to gables also barge boards and
finials and gable-end stacks. On west side a framed, ledged and
battened door under slated pitched hood supported by shaped brackets.
Interior: Six-panel doors. Bevelled beams, some cased in front of
house. Dogleg staircase with heavy handrail, twisted oak balusters
and panelled soffite. At first floor level there are bevelled beams
and exposed joists and six-panel doors.
Listing NGR: SJ6912669782
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