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Broughton Hall, Eccleshall

Description: Broughton Hall

Grade: I
Date Listed: 10 January 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 272198

OS Grid Reference: SJ7667333886
OS Grid Coordinates: 376673, 333886
Latitude/Longitude: 52.9019, -2.3482

Location: B5026, Eccleshall, Staffordshire ST21 6NS

Locality: Eccleshall
Local Authority: Stafford Borough Council
County: Staffordshire
Country: England
Postcode: ST21 6NS

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Listing Text

SJ 73 SE 8/96 10.1.53. Broughton Hall

1637. The most impressive black and white mansion to have survived in the
county. Well restored and much added to 1926-39 when a large west wing was
built with rear wing, largely of stone, which incorporates the former great
hall (now chapel). The original wing of timber frame and stone; 3 storeys;
6 leaded windows with moulded wood mullions and transoms; 5 windows to upper
storey which oversails and has a gable at either side with enriched bargeboards;
moulded wood cornice at centre and balustrade with turned wood balusters;
ground storey has moulded wood shafts on stone pedestals; restored moulded
wood pilaster doorcase enclosed within coupled wood pilasters, with enriched
cornice, fanlight, and ledged door with good wrought iron bands and dragon-head
knocker. The facade has a great variety of carved woodwork-consoles, grotesques
etc; tiled roof. Interior: Original staircase but newel post urn finials
slightly later and said to be from Holland; massive timbered ceilings; much
good panelling, particularly the Sizergh Room with inlaid (? Flemish) panelling
from Sizergh Castle, Westmorland; impressive long gallery with elaborately
carved frieze.

Listing NGR: SJ7667333905

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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