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.
Inofmation from member of the public [1].

(S1) states 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.
E.Rose (NLA) 22 June 1994.

(S2), (S3) and (S4) in file.
E. Rose (NLA).

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Listed Building
  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Aerial Photograph: TM3492 C,D.
---Newspaper Article: 1992. Eastern Daily Press. 3 January.
---Photograph: Broome Place. Print.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Scheduling record: English Heritage. List of Buildings of Historical and Architectural Interest.
<S2>Graphic material: Various. Various. Architectural plans.. 1987, 1992 & 1993.
<S3>Newspaper Article: 1986. Eastern Daily Press. 21 February.
<S4>Newspaper Article: 1990. Eastern Daily Press. 13 July. 2.

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