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Latitude: 53.3491 / 53°20'56"N
Longitude: -2.2104 / 2°12'37"W
OS Eastings: 386088
OS Northings: 383602
OS Grid: SJ860836
Mapcode National: GBR FY0Q.74
Mapcode Global: WHBB8.02PT
Entry Name: Brooke Farmhouse
Listing Date: 5 October 1979
Last Amended: 6 July 1984
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1222576
English Heritage Legacy ID: 414643
Location: Handforth, Cheshire East, SK9
County: Cheshire East
Civil Parish: Handforth
Built-Up Area: Wilmslow
Traditional County: Cheshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire
Church of England Parish: Handforth St Chad
Church of England Diocese: Chester
SJ 88 SE WILMSLOW FORMER U.D. CHURCH TERRACE
2/277 Brooke Farmhouse
(formerly listed as
Farmhouse: early C17 core, rewalling and additions dated 1714, later
C18 alterations. Originally timber-framed now English garden wall
bond orange brick on sandstone plinth and with sandstone quoins.
Kerridge stone-slate roof, stone ridge and 3 brick chimneys.
Originally 2-room plan now T-shaped. 2-storey, 3-bay south front.
Right end bay projects under gable and has 3-light wooden casements,
the lower one with remains of brick hood mould. In gable is original
timber truss. Left end bay has 3-light casements, under cambered
brick head below and a central 4-board door recessed behind very
simple wooden architrave. West end has semi-circular headed date
plaque reading BENEDICT BROOK 1714 and a carved badger. West front
has remains of 2 ovolo-moulded wooden mullioned windows.
Interior: Timber framed partition walls and bead-moulded ceiling
beams. Some C18 3-board doors and 1 C17 with 2 recessed moulded
panels. Roof structure intact and shows wind-braced lower purlins.
Listing NGR: SJ8608883602
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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