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Description: Grove House
Date Listed: 29 May 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 118696
OS Grid Reference: TQ5005395515
OS Grid Coordinates: 550053, 195515
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6384, 0.1670
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TQ 59 NW STAPLEFORD ABBOTTS STAPLEFORD ROAD
3/12 Grove House
House, c. 1800. Stucco, roofed with artificial slate. Near-square plan, aspect
approx. E, with C20 crosswing to S projecting slightly forward. Single-storey
lean-to extension at rear, C20. 2 storeys. Entrance placed centrally in
original house, C20 door with original fanlight over, cast iron radiating tracery,
porch of paired fluted Corinthian columns on square bases. Frieze with egg-and-
dart ornament and dentils. Double-hung sash window of 12 lights each side,
original, and 3 similar windows on first floor. Rusticated quoins at left of
elevation moved to C20 wing. Hipped roof of shallow pitch, long projecting eaves
with shaped brackets. Original folding internal shutters. Dentilled border to
ground floor ceilings, on first floor egg-and-dart and other classical motifs,
mostly original, with good reproduction work where affected by recent alterations.
Original chumney stacks removed.
Listing NGR: TQ5005395515
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Source: English Heritage
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