Russell House

Date:
15 Mar 2003
Location:
Russell House, Station Road, Broadway, Wychavon, Worcestershire, WR12 7BU
Reference:
IOE01/10345/13
Type:
Photograph (Digital)
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Description

This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

SP 0937 BROADWAY CP STATION ROAD (south side) 8/142 Russell House 30.7.59 GV II* House. Said to be 1791, with early C19 additions and late C19 alterations.

Sandstone ashlar with Welsh slate roof. Two storeys with attic. Main part of house of three bays, with storey band. On the ground floor are bowed sash windows of early C19 type, with glazing bars, fluted pilasters, and cornices. On the first floor are boxed sashes with glazing bars. Attic dormers have segmental heads and sashes with glazing bars To the right is an added bay which has a blocked keyed elliptical archway on the ground floor and a sash with glazing bars above. Within the blocked archway is a door under an iron openwork porch with leaded canopy. Copings and chimneys on gables and between main house and added bay. To the right is a former barn, converted into a drawing room and studio in the late C19. Within the blocked elliptical archway is a timber bay window with, curved sides. To each side are four pairs of ventilation slits, with an oval opening above each. A photograph taken in the late 1870s shows the front door in the middle bay of the main part of the house, and the barn before conversion.

The house was bought in 1885 by Frank Millet, an American artist who died when the Titanic sank in 1912. (Houghton, CC: A Walk About Broadway, 1980).

Listing NGR: SP0922837638

Content

This is part of the Series: IOE01/0914 IOE Records taken by Peter Harnwell; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England

Rights

© Mr Peter Harnwell. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Harnwell, Peter

Rights Holder: Harnwell, Peter

Keywords

Ashlar, Sandstone, Welsh Slate, Georgian House, Monument (By Form), Domestic, Dwelling, Lodging House