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Description: The Grove
Date Listed: 10 April 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 115877
OS Grid Reference: TL8475631025
OS Grid Coordinates: 584756, 231025
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9470, 0.6868
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TL 83 SW COLNE ENGAINE PEBMARSH ROAD
2/28 The Grove
House. Circa 1600, extended in C18, C19 and early C20. Timber framed, the
lower storey clad c.1980 with red brick in Flemish bond, the remainder
roughcast, roofed with handmade red plain tiles. 4-bay lobby-entrance plan
facing SE, the original axial stack replaced by a smaller stack in the C19 or
early C20, with C19 internal stack at right end, the original service bay to
rear of right bay. C18 extension at left end extending to rear, with internal
stack against front wall, another stack in rear wall, and small lean-to to right
of it, possibly built as a garderobe. C18/19 stack to rear of original service
wing and C19 extension beyond, with lean-to to left. Early C20 stair tower
between rear wings. 2 storeys. Ground floor, 3 early C20 casements and French
windows, first floor 7 early C20 casements. Early C20 door. Roof hipped at left
end. Jowled posts, close studding, curved bracing trenched inside studs, partly
exposed in right bays. Chamfered axial beams with lamb's tongue stops, and
ovolo-moulded axial beam in left bay of original main range; plain joists of
horizontal section. Early C17 oak panelling in left bay of main range, C18 pine
panelling in right bay and upper storey of left extension. C17/18 3-light
window with wrought iron casement in rear wall of original service range, now
enclosed by extension, and C19 bread oven with wrought iron door. The owner
states that she has deeds and diaries relating to the building, back to 1777.
Listing NGR: TL8475631025
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Source: English Heritage
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