Building record MDR182 - Brook House Farm and Barn, Ridge Lane, Chapel-en-le-Frith
Type and Period (5)
- BREWERY ? (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
- COBBLERS WORKSHOP ? (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
- COTTON MILL ? (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
- FARMHOUSE (Elizabethan to Victorian - 1600 AD to 1900 AD)
- BARN (Stuart to Victorian - 1650 AD to 1900 AD)
SK 043 784: Brook House Farm: Brook House Farm was once a brewery. The adjoining building may have been used as a cotton mill for boot making. (1, 2) Old Brook House is a grade II listed farmhouse dating to the 18th century, but incorporating elements of a 17th century dwelling, with later 19th century alterations. See list description for more details. (3, 4) The barn at Brook House Farm is a grade II listed farm outbuilding dating from the late 17th century, with 18th and 19th century alterations and additions, and further extension in the 20th century. An inventory for the adjacent Brook House Farmhouse 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. (5)
- <1> SDR6994 Bibliographic reference: Harris, H. 1971. Industrial Archaeology of the Peak District. p 197.
- <2> SDR14440 Index: NDAT. 0628.
- <3> SDR9551 Index: NDAT. 0372. 0372.
- <4> SDR19551 Listed Building File: Historic England. 2011. The National Heritage List for England. NHLE No: 1263667.
- <5> SDR19551 Listed Building File: Historic England. 2011. The National Heritage List for England. NHLE No: 1140153.
|Grid reference||Centred SK 042 784 (32m by 47m) (Centre)|
|Civil Parish||CHAPEL EN LE FRITH, HIGH PEAK, DERBYSHIRE|
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Record last edited
Mar 18 2015 12:35PM