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Description: Grove House
Date Listed: 17 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 125832
OS Grid Reference: SO7341533333
OS Grid Coordinates: 373415, 233333
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9978, -2.3886
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BROMSBERROW BROMSBERROW HEATH
SO 73 SW
5/15 Grove House
Farmhouse. C17, enlarged C18 and at various times C19. Brick,
late Cl7 section English bond; tiled roof. Irregular plan, 3
windows to yard, 3 on right return; 2½ storeys. Facing yard, to
right end of late C17 block with contemporary recessed section to
left: later wing projects to left again. Large chimneybreast
centre of right block, top missing: 2-light mullion and transom
with cambered brick arch left. In recess 6-fielded panel front
door up 2 stone steps, 2-pane fanlight over, flat porch on console
brackets. Plain string course above. To left 2-light modern
casement, 4-light metal window in older opening, cambered brick
arch. Beyond large, single-storey hipped canted bay, 12-pane
windows sides, glazed door in end, cambered brick arch, below flat
projecting hood on curved brackets. Above, on right as ground
floor, similar window over front door. Four-light mullion and
transom window, cambered brick arch centre left wing. Narrow
hipped extension against left return. Open rafter eaves
throughout, hipped roofs, gabled dormer over front door and centre
left block. Behind on left large chimney, 3 diamond-set stacks.
Right return three 2-light mullion and transom windows, cambered
brick arch, to each floor, plain string course first floor, 3
gabled dormers, hipped roof; blocked openings to cellar below end
windows only. Rendered low extension on right, dentil eaves,
modern dormer, stone steps to attic door.
Interior: dustledge panelling to room on right, ground floor,
moulded plaster cornice, panelled shutters and window seats; small
ovolo to window frames. Similar panelling to dado only room on
left, timber-framing exposed above on 2 walls. Six-panel doors to
hall, L hinges; moulded plaster cornice. Dogleg stair with square
newels, moulded handrail, and string, turned balusters, fielded
panels to skirt to landing. Panelled plaster ceiling to first
floor; elliptical arch with console brackets to rear extension to
landing. C17 plank doors in attics to right wing. Timber-framed
wing to left of entrance has been slightly enlarged on 2 sides in
brick: mid C19 wing added to rear, with extension to landing.
Listing NGR: SO7341533333
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Source: English Heritage
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