BARN AT BROOK HOUSE FARM

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1140153
Date first listed:
23-May-1994
Statutory Address:
BARN AT BROOK HOUSE FARM, COMBS LANE

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Location

Statutory Address:
BARN AT BROOK HOUSE FARM, COMBS LANE

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:
Derbyshire
District:
High Peak (District Authority)
Parish:
Chapel-en-le-Frith
National Grid Reference:
SK 04292 78458

Details

CHAPEL EN LE FRITH SK 07 NW COMBS LANE (OFF), Combs (north side)

178- /5/10003 Barn at Brook House Farm

GV II

Farm outbuilding. Late C17, with C18 and C19 alterations and additions, and further extended C20. Coursed squared gritstone,with ashlar gritstone dressings, a single stone ridge stack, plain gables and a stone slated roof. South elevation; single storey with overlofts, 8 bays,the 5 bays to the west having been remodelled and raised, to serve as a cowhouse with overlofts. At left hand end,2 ground floor doorways with massive lintels and surrounds keyed into surrounding masonry. Plain planked doors. 3 tiers of slit vents to this range which has a near full-height double doorway beneath a shallow segmental arch. Ashlar-quoined door opening, with internal rebate for original doors.To the right,further 3 bays,the first served by an inserted doorway, with flush jambs,shallow lintel and a plain plank door. Further right,a doorway with massive keyed jambs, deep lintel and a plank door. The next bay has a segmentally-arched double doorway, formerly a cartshed, with ashlar quoins, voussoirs,keyblock and planked doors. Adjacent stone steps give access to a first floor tack room, with massive surround to doorway,plank door,and 2 light flush-mullioned window with saddle bars. Hearth to tack room served by stone chimney stack. Within stone stairway,kennel recess with henhouse over. Right end bay with wide stable doorway having a keyed surround below a massive lintel. To the right, an inserted C19 window. Right end gable with partially blocked taking-in loft doorway. Left end with taking- in doorway beneath timber lintel. C19 and C20 monopitch lean-to's to rear elevation. Interior; 5 bay part to left with 4 king post trusses, with curved upward sweeping braces. Ridge purlin set diagonally into notched head of king post. History; an inventory for the adjacent Brook House Farmhouse (q.v.) of 1681 refers to 'the new barn'. A complex, multi-purpose farm building, the form and adaptation of which demonstrates changing patterns of agriculture in this part of upland Derbyshire.

Listing NGR: SK0429278458

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
352022
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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