BROAD LEYS

 Ghyll Head, near Cartmel Fell,
 Lake Windermere, Cumbria.
 
1898-1900

 For Arthur Currer Briggs.

1899 design for a free-standing lodge. 1900 design for a gate lodge.

Broad Leys is now the Windermere Motor Boat Club.

 

 

Contemporary photo, RIBA

 

Photo by sfPhotocraft on flickr

 

 

 

Plan on architectdesign.blogspot.de

 

 

Image taken from an old postcard (with the original veranda)
RIBA Photographs Collection

 

 

Sketch by John Higgins

 

Image on Victoria and Albert Museum, London

 

 

Perspective > RIBA Drawings Collection

 


Text published in The British Architect, 13th October 1899, p.254.

 

 

Photo by sfPhotocraft on flickr

 

 

Photo by Charles Holland on fantasticjournal.blogspot.com

 

 

Photo by Charles Holland on fantasticjournal.blogspot.com

 

 

Photo by Christopher Vickers, on visitcumbria.com

 

 

Photo by Andrew Bowden on flickr

 

 

Photo Jonathan Palombo on Wikipedia

 

Photo by Jacques Lasserre on Panoramio

 

 

Photo by Jacques Lasserre on Panoramio

 

 

Photo by Anna Armstrong on flickr

 

 

Photo by FFNick on Wikipedia

 

 

Originally with a veranda > RIBA Photographs Collection
Photo by Jacques Lasserre on Panoramio

 

 

Photo by Jacques Lasserre on Panoramio

 

 

Photo on wmbrc.com

 

Photo in Kunst und Kunsthandwerk, VII, 1904, Heft 5, p.241

 

 

Photo by Charles Holland on fantasticjournal.blogspot.com

 

Carved ends of two beams in the hall,
generally thought to be a caricature of the client A. C. Briggs,
photo by robyneerica on flickr

 

 

Broadleys, Stairs, Photo on wmbrc.com

 

 

Photo Voysey Society, on twitter

 

Photo by robyneerica on flickr

 

 

Photo by von sfPhotocraft on flickr

Upstairs hall,
photo on www.upstagedbydesign.com 


Photo by sfPhotocraft on flickr

 

 

Photo by James on flickr



Dining room, photo published in: Muthesius, Das englische Haus, p.162

 

 

Dining room,
published in: Hermann Muthesius, Das englische Haus.


Drawing room,
published in: Hermann Muthesius, Das englische Haus.





Photo on wmbrc.com

 

Broad Leys, First scheme, 1898 (RIBA)

 

 

Broad Leys,
published in: Hermann Muthesius, Das englische Haus.

 

 

  

Link > RIBA Drawings Collection

 

 

Ground plan (RIBA)

 

First floor plan (RIBA)

 

 

Ground plan courtesy H. R. Hitchcock
on architectdesign.blogspot.de

 

Ground plan,
 published in: Herman Muthesius, Das englische Haus

 

First floor plan
published in: Hermann Muthesius,
Das englische Haus

 

 

Ground plan by Patkos Mate

 

 

First floor plan by Patkos Mate


Link > RIBA Drawings Collection

 

 

Link > RIBA Drawings Collection

 

 

Gate lodge (RIBA)

 

 

Gate lodge (RIBA)

 

 

Gate lodge with dovecots at the gable (RIBA)

 

 

Gate lodge, photo by James on flickr

 

 

Description on Historic England
CARTMEL FELL NEWBY BRIDGE ROAD SD 39 SE (East side) 3/25 Broadleys Cottage 15.5.72
II
House. 1898-1900. By C.F.A. Voysey. Roughcast with hipped slate roof, one stack is coursed slate. One storey with attic, 3 bays. Wide eaves and raking buttresses. Windows have casements, leaded glazing with rectangular quarries; ground floor has 2:4:3-light windows. Large gabled dormer to centre bay has 4-light window. Entrance to 2nd bay has plain door with original handle with heart motifs; similar door to right return. 2 cross-axial stacks, that to right is slate. Rear has gabled central bay. 3-light window to 1st bay; 2nd bay has 2-light windows to ground floors, single light to right, possibly stair window; inserted small light to left of 1st floor window. Left return has 4-light window. Interior not inspected.

 

Photographs and Drawings Courtesy of The Royal Institute of British Architects.
Photographs, drawings, perspectives and other design patterns
at the Royal Institut of British Architects Drawings and Photographs Collection.
Images can be purchased.
The RIBA can supply you with conventional photographic or digital copies
of any of the images featured in RIBApix.

Link > RIBA Drawings Collection (Broad Leys)

Link > Previous design of Broad Leys, 1898 (not executed) RIBA

Link > RIBA Drawings Collection (Voysey Images)


Link > Black & White Photos on flickr taken in 1976

Link > www.artsandcraftsdesign.com (Photos)

Link > http://fantasticjournal.blogspot.com by Charles Holland
           Baillie-Scott's Blackwell House and CFA Voysey's Broad Leys.

Link > Photos by sfPhotocraft on flickr

Link > Images on Flickr tagged Broad Leys

 

References:

The British Architect, LI, 1899, p. 256.

 The Studio, XVI, 1899, p. 158; XXXI, 1904, p. 127.

 Builder's Journal & Architectural Record, XVI, 1902-03, p. 389; XVII, 1903, p. 29.

 Hermann Muthesius, Das englische Haus, I, 1904-05, pp. 159-164.

 The Architect, LXXIX, 1908, p. 208.

 David Gebhard, Charles F. A. Voysey, 1975, figs. 72-75.

 

 

Drawings Collection of the Royal Institute of British Architects by Joanna Symonds, p. 45:

 

 

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