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Brooke House

A Grade II Listed Building in Lichfield, Staffordshire

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Latitude: 52.6847 / 52°41'4"N

Longitude: -1.8283 / 1°49'41"W

OS Eastings: 411705

OS Northings: 309678

OS Grid: SK117096

Mapcode National: GBR 4DN.LM5

Mapcode Global: WHCGN.WSK7

Plus Code: 9C4WM5MC+VM

Entry Name: Brooke House

Listing Date: 5 February 1952

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1187751

English Heritage Legacy ID: 382643

Location: Lichfield, Staffordshire, WS13

County: Staffordshire

Civil Parish: Lichfield

Built-Up Area: Lichfield

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire

Church of England Parish: Lichfield St Michael and St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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1094-1/5/90 (North East side)
05/02/52 No.24
Brooke House


House, now office. c1810. Brick with ashlar dressings;
parapeted roof. L-plan. Georgian style. 3 storeys; 2-window
range. Plain brick parapet with cornice. Entrance has doorcase
with panelled pilasters, and bracketed cornice, blind fanlight
with Y-tracery over half-glazed door. Windows have sills, and
rubbed brick flat arches with keys over 12-pane sashes, those
to 2nd floor over 6-pane sashes; louvred shutters to 1st floor
windows. Ashlar plaque above entrance, placed here by the
antiquarian Richard Greene in the C18, records the site of the
death of Lord Brooke, Parliamentary commander in the Civil
War, who was shot during the 1st siege of the Close, 2nd March
1643. INTERIOR: front room has segmental-headed recess; dogleg
staircase to rear with stick balusters, wreathed handrail and
no newels; rear entrance has 6-fielded-panel door and inner
entrance with radial-bar fanlight over half-glazed door.
(Victoria History of the County of Stafford: Greenslade M W:
Lichfield: Oxford: 1990-: P.169).

Listing NGR: SK1170509678

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