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Broomshields Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Satley, County Durham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.7756 / 54°46'32"N

Longitude: -1.8219 / 1°49'18"W

OS Eastings: 411554

OS Northings: 542317

OS Grid: NZ115423

Mapcode National: GBR HFQ6.CV

Mapcode Global: WHC4L.Z7L8

Entry Name: Broomshields Hall

Listing Date: 17 January 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1185998

English Heritage Legacy ID: 350621

Location: Satley, County Durham, DL13

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Satley

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Satley

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

SATLEY B6296 (Est side)
NZ 14 SW
9/114 (inset) Broomshields Hall
(Units 1,2 and 3)
17.1.67
GV II

House, now divided into 3 houses. Early C18 (door lintel dated 1723) and circa
1850; site of Greenwell family home from late C15. Coursed squared and rubble
sandstone with quoins and ashlar dressings; C19 roofs of graduated grey slates;
earlier roof stone-flagged. Irregular plan, the earliest part having left
additions extending to rear, and right additions breaking forward.

East elevation: main block 2 low storeys, 4 bays; service wing at right 2
lower storeys, 5 bays, breaking forward in one-storey, 4-bay coach house and
stable and lower one-storey, 3-bay outbuilding; left extension, at higher level,
2 storeys, one bay, and left return of 3 bays with further set-back 3-bay block
linked by porch.

Main house has plain stone surround to Tudor-headed door in fourth bay under
wood-bracketed hipped hood; small late C19 sashes, paired in second bay, in
architraves; steeply-pitched roof has 3 hipped dormers with ball finials; 3
ridge chimneys, at ends and to left of door. Right service extension has varied
fenestration, all sashes with glazing bars, right end half-glazed door, and
ridge chimneys; left addition has one sash with glazing bars on each floor, in
moulded stone surrounds with bar-stopped chamfers, under hipped roof. Right
wing, breaking forward, has sash with glazing bars, 2 keyed vehicle arches with
alternate-block jambs; plain stone surround to 2 boarded doors in lower extension,
and left light with flat stone lintel and projecting stone sill. Left return
has varied surrounds to sashes with glazing bars; extruded porch with Tuscan
doorcase and half-glazed double door.

Interior: low-relief stucco panel over principal fireplace has groups of
animals and hunting figures in late C17 style; chamfered beams to principal
room; Tudor-arched stone fire,in attic,in bolection-moulded surround. C19 wing
has C17 stair re-used, with twist balusters, close string and grip handrail;
early C18 panelling and chimneypiece of high quality in one ground-floor room;
there is no evidence available for the provenance of these.

Source: W. Fordyce, The History and Antiquities of the County Palatine of
Durham, 1857, Vol. III, 662.


Listing NGR: NZ1155442317

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