DiCamillo Companion

Broome Park

  • House & Family History: Thomas Burrell purchased Broome Park in 1658.

  • Garden & Outbuildings: The gatehouse (south lodge) and park are extant.

  • Architect: William Newton

    Date: 18th century
    Designed: Alterations for Bryan Burrell
    (Attribution of this work is uncertain)
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    Architect: John Dobson

    Date: 1820s
    Designed: Alterations for William Burrell

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  • Title: Biographical Dictionary of British Architects, 1600-1840, A - HARDBACK
    Author: Colvin, Howard
    Year Published: 2008
    Reference: pg. 322
    Publisher: New Haven: Yale University Press
    ISBN: 9780300125085
    Book Type: Hardback

    Title: Lost Houses of Newcastle and Northumberland
    Author: Faulkner, Thomas; Lowery, Phoebe
    Year Published: 1996
    Reference: pg. 38
    Publisher: Yorkshire: Jill Raines
    ISBN: 0951649426
    Book Type: Softback

  • House Listed: Demolished

    Park Listed: Destroyed

  • Past Seat / Home of: Thomas Burrell, 17th century; Thomas Burrell Burrell, until 1730; William Burrell, 1730-52; Bryan Burrell, 1752-1806; Sir William Burrell, 1806-47; Colonel Bryan Burrell, 1847-81; William John Burrell, 1881-88; Major William Matthew Burrell, 1888-1914.

    Current Ownership Type: Demolished

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Demolished

  • House Open to Public: No

    Historic Houses Member: No