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Description: Broughton Hall
Date Listed: 9 December 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 279438
OS Grid Reference: TM1328359430
OS Grid Coordinates: 613283, 259430
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1918, 1.1190
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STONHAM ASPAL STOWMARKET ROAD
TM 15 NW
- Broughton Hall
Farmhouse, formerly manor house; c.1600 with early C19 remodelling. Timber-
framed and plastered with good C18 and C19 cable-pattern pargetting in panels.
Plaintiled roof with external chimneys of red brick; the C17 parlour and hall
chimneys have rebuilt twin diagonally set shafts; at the bases of both stacks
are external arched niches of uncertain purpose but with the appearance of
seats. 2 storeys and attics. 3-cell lobby and cross-passage entrance plan,
both end cells being of cross-wing form. Early C19 small-pane sashes; that to
the hall has side-lights and that to the parlour is twinned. Early C19
entrance doorways at both lobby entrance and cross-passage positions; 4-
panelled doors, with upper panels glazed, and a cornice on console brackets.
The main range has ovolo-moulded main beams; close studding and unchamfered
exposed floor joists in the parlour. Wind-braced butt-purlin roof over the
parlour, the remainder almost rebuilt after a fire c.1930. Full-height newel
staircase with good moulded plank door at landing. The service cross-wing was
added early or mid C17 to replace an earlier range; it includes a bakehouse
and, formerly, a dairy which was rebuilt c.1930.
Listing NGR: TM1328359430
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Source: English Heritage
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