An 1829 engraving of the House from "Neale's Views of Seats"
Earlier Houses: The current house replaced an older house, of which Delves Hall was a part, a short distance to the north of the present house.
Built / Designed For: Rev. Sir Thomas Broughton
House & Family History: Doddington was a school during the latter part of the 20th century. As of 2012, the House is undergoing a substantial restoration program in four phases; Stage I (refurbishing the exterior) has been completed.
Vitruvius Britannicus: C. New, I, pls. 57-60, 1802.
John Preston (J.P.) Neale, published under the title of Views of the Seats of Noblemen and Gentlemen in England, Wales, Scotland, and Ireland, among other titles: 2.S. Vol. V, 1829.
Country Life: CXIII, 344, 414, 1953.
Title: Disintegration of a Heritage: Country Houses and their Collections, 1979-1992, The
Author: Sayer, Michael
Year Published: 1993
Publisher: Norfolk: Michael Russell (Publishing)
Book Type: Hardback
House Listed: Grade I
Park Listed: Grade II
Current Seat / Home of: Delves-Broughton family; here for over 650 years.
Past Seat / Home of: The Rev. Sir Thomas Broughton, 18th century; Sir John Delves Broughton, Bt., 19th century.
Current Ownership Type: Individual / Family Trust
Primary Current Ownership Use: Private Home
House Open to Public: Limited Access
Historic Houses Member: No