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Bromfield House

A Grade II Listed Building in Mold, Flintshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.1607 / 53°9'38"N

Longitude: -3.137 / 3°8'13"W

OS Eastings: 324076

OS Northings: 363219

OS Grid: SJ240632

Mapcode National: GBR 70.4SLQ

Mapcode Global: WH775.STDB

Entry Name: Bromfield House

Listing Date: 24 July 2002

Last Amended: 24 July 2002

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 26793

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Opposite Broncoed Lane, set well back from road in wooded garden.

County: Flintshire

Community: Mold (Yr Wyddgrug)

Community: Mold

Built-Up Area: Mold

Traditional County: Flintshire

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History

Mid C19 house, known to have been occupied in 1871 by William Beale Marston, proprietor of nearby Bromfield Colliery, and a local oil works. In 1870, house known as Bromfield Villa.

Exterior

Two storey house with attached outbuildings. Stucco, scribed as ashlar, stone plinth and dressings. Slate roofs. Casement windows with marginal glazing bars. Elaborate fretted bargeboards. Entrance front faces SW. Tudor-arched doorway with exposed stone architrave and hood mould; part-glazed panelled door; window above; to L, small gable enclosing window; broader window on ground floor. To R, projecting gabled bay with rectangular first floor window above ground floor shallow splayed bay window.
Left (NW) elevation has, to R, gabled block with window to each floor, and to L, similar advanced block with 3-light window on first floor, and on ground floor, altered opening with tripartite sash window. SE elevation in same style.
To rear, service block, and at right angles to this (running SE-NW), lower attached 2-storey range of brick outbuildings. At NW end of this block, at right angles, open shed with slate roof.

Interior

Much interior detailing remains including panelled doors and doorcases, skirtings, ceiling cornices and roses, shutters to windows. Wooden stair with square newels.

Reasons for Listing

Well-preserved mid-C19 villa retaining most of its interior and exterior character with connections with local industrialist.

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