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Broughton Hall

A Grade I Listed Building in Eccleshall, Staffordshire

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Latitude: 52.9019 / 52°54'6"N

Longitude: -2.3482 / 2°20'53"W

OS Eastings: 376673

OS Northings: 333886

OS Grid: SJ766338

Mapcode National: GBR 044.14R

Mapcode Global: WH9C5.WBZ5

Entry Name: Broughton Hall

Listing Date: 10 January 1953

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1189282

English Heritage Legacy ID: 272198

Location: Eccleshall, Stafford, Staffordshire, ST21

County: Staffordshire

District: Stafford

Civil Parish: Eccleshall

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire

Church of England Parish: Broughton St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

SJ 73 SE 8/96 10.1.53. Broughton Hall

1637. The most impressive black and white mansion to have survived in the
county. Well restored and much added to 1926-39 when a large west wing was
built with rear wing, largely of stone, which incorporates the former great
hall (now chapel). The original wing of timber frame and stone; 3 storeys;
6 leaded windows with moulded wood mullions and transoms; 5 windows to upper
storey which oversails and has a gable at either side with enriched bargeboards;
moulded wood cornice at centre and balustrade with turned wood balusters;
ground storey has moulded wood shafts on stone pedestals; restored moulded
wood pilaster doorcase enclosed within coupled wood pilasters, with enriched
cornice, fanlight, and ledged door with good wrought iron bands and dragon-head
knocker. The facade has a great variety of carved woodwork-consoles, grotesques
etc; tiled roof. Interior: Original staircase but newel post urn finials
slightly later and said to be from Holland; massive timbered ceilings; much
good panelling, particularly the Sizergh Room with inlaid (? Flemish) panelling
from Sizergh Castle, Westmorland; impressive long gallery with elaborately
carved frieze.

Listing NGR: SJ7667333905

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