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Early Wing at Brook Hall

A Grade I Listed Building in Heywood, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 51.2799 / 51°16'47"N

Longitude: -2.2158 / 2°12'56"W

OS Eastings: 385047

OS Northings: 153439

OS Grid: ST850534

Mapcode National: GBR 1T5.QM8

Mapcode Global: VH978.J3Z5

Plus Code: 9C3V7QHM+XM

Entry Name: Early Wing at Brook Hall

Listing Date: 11 September 1968

Last Amended: 5 November 1987

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1285019

English Heritage Legacy ID: 313819

Location: Heywood, Wiltshire, BA14

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Heywood

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: North Bradley, Southwick and Heywood

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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ST 85 SE
(east side)
4/180 Early wing at Brook Hall
(formerly listed as Early wing
at Brook House)
Hall house, now farm outbuilding and wing of farmhouse. C15.
Coursed rubble stone, tiled roof with coped verges. Eight bays.
Two-storey, 5-window south front. Ground floor has three moulded
pointed doorways with C20 planked doors and two 2-light square-
headed windows with Tudor-arched lights and hoodmoulds. First
floor has five 2-light windows with arched lights, three buttresses
with offsets. Roof has axial square louvre with tiled pyramidal
capping. Left return has diagonal buttress to left, plain buttress
to right, blocked doorway to ground floor and blocked window to
first floor with offset string course carried over. Rear has
planked doors and blocked openings to ground floor, first floor has
two windows with arched lights to left, pointed recessed openings
to right with planked doors. House (q.v.) built up against east
gable end.
Interior has pointed chamfered niches to ground floor, blocked
fireplaces, chamfered beams to ceiling. First floor has blocked
beaded fireplace, 4 bays of an eight bay roof are exposed at west
end; arch-braced collar trusses to main bays with collar trusses
to half-bays, two tiers of purlins with curved windbracing and
tension bracing to ridge. Probably built as a first floor hall
house, reputedly for Robert Willoughby, created Baron de Broke by
Henry VII in 1491.
(V.C.H., Wiltshire, Vol 8, 1965)

Listing NGR: ST8505753457

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