History of the Broughton Hall Estate

Home to the Tempest Family since 1097


The Estate

The Broughton Hall Estate has been the home of the Tempest family since 1097 and enjoys a rich history stretching back over the Millennium.

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The Grade 1 listed Hall dates back to 1597 and combines the work of several architects

The Tempest Family

The Tempests are believed to have come to England from Normandy during William the Conqueror’s 1066 invasion of England and were given land in the aftermath of the invasion.

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Roger Tempest is the 32nd Tempest in a recorded line dating from the 12th century