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HER Number:MDV20584
Name:Broadhayes House


Large house, mid 18th century, stone rubble with red brick front with stone dressings, and a slate roof with stone coping to gable ends.


Grid Reference:ST 233 025
Map Sheet:ST20SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishStockland
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishSTOCKLAND

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: ST20SW/44
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II*): 88186

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • COUNTRY HOUSE (XVIII to XXI - 1701 AD to 2009 AD (Between))

Full description

POSSIBLY BORDESHAYE IN 1238 - WORKSHEET, UNATTRIB, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV112847.

Broadhayes house (possibly bordeshaye in 1238 - worksheet, unattrib).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV112851.

Des=worksheet(pearce, n. Nd).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV112852.

Doe/hhr:axminster rd/(1960)26.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV112854.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV112855.

Des=os 6"(1906)59se.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV112856.

Des=devon gardens trust - register review (1999)/in smr.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV112857.

Gray, t. /garden history of devon (1995)58.

Department of Environment, Untitled Source (Report - Survey). SDV327430.

Vis=est=-/-/1958 (doe) 18th century rubble with brick front. Two storeys, 5-window front. Doorway with pediment (doe).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV3506.

A large brick house erected approx 1800 (gray).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV533.

A private lunatic asylum was opened here in the 1820's. It appears to have ceased some time in 1840's. Extracts from the accounts of the visitors (in quarter sessions records at dorchester r. O. ) in this period are given on worksheet, together with a plan of the building (pearce).

Department of Environment, 1984, 62: Part of East Devon, 163 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV326854.

Large house. Mid C18. Stone rubble with red brick front with stone dressings. Slate roof with stone coping to gable ends. Parapet with moulded stone coping and cornice. Rusticated quoins and stringcourse at floor level. Two storeys and attic. Five bays. Sash windows with glazing bars in moulded stone architraves. Central doorcase with fluted half columns, pediment and semi-circular fanlight with radiating glazing bars, panelled reveals and panelled door. Three large dormers with moulded pediments. Brick chimney stacks over gable ends. Long contemporary wing at rear forming L-shaped plan. Late C19 one-bay addition set back from front at west end. Interior: altered but retains good contemporary staircase moulded plaster ceiling in drawing room. Moulded plaster modillion cornice in hall and arched hall screen with fluted pilasters.

Ordnance Survey, 2013, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV350786.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV112851Migrated Record:
SDV112852Migrated Record:
SDV112854Migrated Record:
SDV112855Migrated Record:
SDV112856Migrated Record:
SDV112857Migrated Record:
SDV326854List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1984. 62: Part of East Devon. Historic Houses Register. A4 Spiral Bound. 163.
SDV327430Report - Survey: Department of Environment.
SDV3506Migrated Record:
SDV350786Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2013. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #82819 ]
SDV533Migrated Record:

Associated Monuments

MDV63465Related to: Gardens at Broadhayes (Monument)
MDV48473Related to: Mental Institution at Ford House (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Feb 5 2014 2:24PM