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Description: Broomfield House Broomfield Park
Date Listed: 12 June 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 200536
OS Grid Reference: TQ3045292653
OS Grid Coordinates: 530452, 192653
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6176, -0.1171
4411 BROOMFIELD LANE N13
TQ 39 SW 23/29 12.6.50. Park
House of several periods. Southern part appears to be of C16 and has high pitched
hipped roofs in form of a square, now slated. Northern part of early C18, also
with hipped roof now slated. Two old compound brick chimney stacks. Roofs largely
concealed by parapets. North front of two storeys, four windows. C18 red brick,
formerly painted. Cornice band and lst floor band. lst floor sash windows with
glazing bars in wood lined reveals; ground floor long replaced sashes. All other
facades covered in C20 roughcast and mock half-timbering. Western entrance has
one-storey recessed porch. Some windows late C18 or early C19 sashes with glazing
bars. Inside at the south end some original timber framing, including heavy
chamfered beams with joiners' marks, and chamfered joists. Good C18 staircase
with 3 different balusters to a tread, carved tread ends and ramped handrail.
One fine panelled room with ornamental cornice and chimney piece. Other panelling
and enriched doorcases. Some carving possibly imported. Staircase walls and ceiling
attributed to Sir J Thornhill, but the attribution seems doubtful; the work is
either by a copyist or badly painted over.
Listing NGR: TQ3045292653
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