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Broomfield House, Southwick and Widley

Description: Broomfield House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 September 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 146565

OS Grid Reference: SU6556907935
OS Grid Coordinates: 465569, 107935
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8672, -1.0696

Location: Mill Lane, Southwick, Hampshire PO7 5SA

Locality: Southwick and Widley
Local Authority: Winchester City Council
County: Hampshire
Country: England
Postcode: PO7 5SA

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Listing Text

In the entry for:

14/3 Broomfield House

The following should be added at the end of the description:

"The building was used as a residence by General Montgomery for a
brief period leading up to the D. Day landings. During this time Winston
Churchill and King George VI were entertained at the house by the


14/3 Broomfield House
House. Early and late C19. Main walls of stucco, with coping to parapet, simple
cornice moulding and 1st floor band, pilasters: other walls of painted brickwork.
Hipped slate roof. The south front was once symmetrical, with a slightly-
projecting centrepiece and end pilasters, and now with a western bay added in
the same style; two storeys and semi-basement, 1:1.2.1 windows. Sashes. A
similar north elevation is masked at the east side by a projecting (later) wing,
containing an unusual doorway; arch head with fanlight flanked by narrow arched
windows, below a hoodmould, and C20 panelled door. Minor extensions on the east
and west ends mask the original block: a wall extends at the west end to join a
small service cottage, with painted brick walls and hipped tile roof.

Listing NGR: SU6556607933

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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