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Broome House

A Grade II Listed Building in Broome, Worcestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.4032 / 52°24'11"N

Longitude: -2.1453 / 2°8'43"W

OS Eastings: 390210

OS Northings: 278367

OS Grid: SO902783

Mapcode National: GBR 1CQ.BFT

Mapcode Global: VH91P.RVQK

Entry Name: Broome House

Listing Date: 20 October 1952

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1348309

English Heritage Legacy ID: 156989

Location: Broome, Wyre Forest, Worcestershire, DY9

County: Worcestershire

District: Wyre Forest

Civil Parish: Broome

Traditional County: Worcestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Worcestershire

Church of England Parish: Broome

Church of England Diocese: Worcester

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Listing Text

BROOME CP BROOME
SO 97 NW
8/3 Broome House
20.10.52
GV II
Country house. Late C18 with late C19 and some mid-C20 alterations.
Sandstone ashlar with hipped tile roofs. South front: three storeys.
Centre advanced slightly with pediment above in parapet; 1 + 3 + 1 windows.
Glazing bar sashes, except the central window which is Venetian. Second
floor: 6-pane sashes with central Diocletian window. Ground floor: 1 + 2 + 1
windows, 2-light casements under semi-circular heads. Central entrance has
a semi-circular plan porch with Doric columns, moulded cornice and flat roof;
blind fanlight over 2-leaf half-glazed door. East front: Gothick style,
three storeys, three windows, the side bays advanced with crenellated
parapet and pilasters, central bay has an ogee gable. Three windows: 3-lights,
outer lights have 2-centred heads, the central one an ogee head. Second
floor: blind windows of two 2-centred lights with ogee label, central window
a quatrefoil. Ground floor: central porch with crenellated parapet, ogee and
over blocked doorway; windows have semi-circular heads. This house has
recently been attributed stylistically to William and David Hiorn,
see A Gomme, 'William & David Hiorn' in The Architectural Outsiders, London,
1985, p 60-61 & note 42, plate X. (BoE, p 113; VCH 3, p 33; P Reid, Burke's
and Savills Guide to Country Houses, Volume II, Herefordshire, Shropshire,
Warwickshire, Worcestershire, 1980, p 195).


Listing NGR: SO9021078367

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