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Brookfield House

A Grade II Listed Building in Lymm, Warrington

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.3796 / 53°22'46"N

Longitude: -2.4842 / 2°29'3"W

OS Eastings: 367884

OS Northings: 387076

OS Grid: SJ678870

Mapcode National: GBR CY2C.Z7

Mapcode Global: WH98S.TB60

Entry Name: Brookfield House

Listing Date: 14 June 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1226824

English Heritage Legacy ID: 423764

Location: Lymm, Warrington, WA13

County: Warrington

Civil Parish: Lymm

Built-Up Area: Lymm

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Lymm St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text

SJ 68 NE LYMM C.P. CHURCH ROAD
(north side)

2/43 No.29 (Brookfield House)

II

House, circa 1865. Flemish bond red brick with (mostly painted) stone
dressings; grey slate roofs. Vigorous Gothic. 2 storey plus attics
and with a 3-storey tower porch capped by a truncated spire with
hipped dormers of wood and a cast-iron cresting. Ornate doorway has
colonnettes (stiff-leaf capitals) and arched Geometrical fan under
hoodmould with curved oak and vine leaves in spandrels. 4-panel
shaped door and Geometrical glazed inner door. Above is small balcony
with ornate iron railing and a casement of 3 arched lights to third
storey. Bay right of (and flush with) porch has 2-light bay window to
lower storey, with 2-light sash above under pointed relieving arch.
The left wing of 1½ bays has a 2-storey square bay window with sashes
of 3 lights to lower and 2 to upper storey, the latter with relieving
arches; a similar, but canted, bay in right end; both diminish at lst
floor with hips of shaped copper. The multiple-light windows have
shoulder-arched lintels, colonnettes with stiff-leaf capitals and
2-pane sashes. At rear a landing window of 3 trefoil-head lights has
stone surround and mullions, recessed under a camber-arch of brick.
The left end is relatively plain.
The gables have open verges with shaped trussed rafters; modillion
eaves; tall, shaped chimneys.
The interior: richly detailed, has opulent open-well stair, moulded
plaster ceilings with ornate cornices to main rooms and pier-glasses
in traceried frames in drawing room.


Listing NGR: SJ6788487076

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

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