Record Details

NHER Number:10642
Type of record:Building
Name:Broome Place

Summary

This post medieval great house was built in about 1700 using red brick. It has two storeys and attics. Some 18th century plasterwork survives inside. In 1887 an eastern range with a courtyard and gardens was added.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TM 3478 9246
Map Sheet:TM39SW
Parish:BROOME, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

About 1700, altered 1887.
Infomation from member of the public [1].

May 1987. Listed, Grade II.
Built by Britten, extended by Edmond Tyrel de Poix. Red brick, two storeys and attics, double pile. Main façade with seven bays arranged 2-3-2 reflects façade of original house. Wide canted outer bays on ground floor flank sash windows each side of porch with moulded pilasters. At attic level the outer bays are set under a single shaped gable. Central geometric window to roof space. Shaped east and west double gables with chimneys; another off-centre chimneystack. Rear elevation of five bays with central porch and wooden cross windows; 19th century staircase window and conservatory. Lower 1887 range to east with shaped gables, courtyard and gardeners cottage. Some early 18th century plasterwork on interior. Lantern on stairs from Mentmore.
Information from (S1).
E.Rose (NLA) 22 June 1994.

(S2) and (S3) in file.
E. Rose (NLA).

Monument Types

  • GREAT HOUSE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Aerial Photograph: TM3492 C,D.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Monograph: Pevsner, N and Wilson, W. 1999. Norfolk 2: North-West and South. The Buildings of England. 2nd Edition. p 224.
---Photograph: Broome Place. Print.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Designation: English Heritage. National Heritage List for England. List Entry 1050609.
<S2>Illustration: Various. Various. Architectural plans. 1987, 1992 & 1993.
<S3>Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 1986-1992. [Sale advertisements for Broome Place].

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