Ghyll Head, near Cartmel Fell,
 Lake Windermere, Cumbria.

 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



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.



Broad Leys, photo flipflopnick on Panoramio (Wikipedia)



Photo by Charles Holland on



Photo by Charles Holland on



Photo by Christopher Vickers, on



Photo by Andrew Bowden on flickr



Photo Jonathan Palombo on Wikipedia


Photo by Jacques Lasserre on Panoramio



Broad Leys, photo flipflopnick on Panoramio, (Wikipedia)



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


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



Photo by Charles Holland on


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



Photo Voysey Society, on twitter


Photo by robyneerica on flickr



Photo by von sfPhotocraft on flickr

Upstairs hall,
photo on 

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


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


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
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 > (Photos)

Link > 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



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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