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Design for Broadleys, Windermere, for Mr A. C. Briggs

Architectural Drawing
1898 (made)
Place of origin

Design for a house, Broadleys, Windermere, showing two elevations, a cross section and a plan.

Object details
Object type
Materials and techniques
Pencil and watercolour
Brief description
Design by C. F. A. Voysey, 'Broad Leys Windermere for A. Currer Briggs Esq', London, 1894
Physical description
Design for a house, Broadleys, Windermere, showing two elevations, a cross section and a plan.
  • Height: 780mm
  • Width: 556mm
Marks and inscriptions
(1/8th scale, 2nd set)
Credit line
Given by C.F.A Voysey by request of the Museum
Object history
Broadleys was built for the Yorkshire colliery owner Arthur Currer Briggs and his wife Helen in 1899. The house overlooks Windermere and is now home to Windermere Motor Boat Racing Club. Other designs and drawings by C. F. A. Voysey relating to Broadleys are held in the RIBA Drawings Collection. Catalogue of the Drawings Collection of the Royal Institute of British Architects: C. F. A. Voysey, Joanna Symonds, Gregg International, London, 1977, p. 45, [138].

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Bibliographic references
  • Eisenman, Stephen S., Design in the age of Darwin: from William Morris to Frank Lloyd Wright, Evanston: Northwestern University, 2008
  • Livingstone, Karen, Donnelly, Max and Parry, Linda 'C. F. A. Voysey: Arts and Crafts Designer', V&A Publishing, London, 2016, p.24 [17]
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Record createdFebruary 14, 2003
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