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Description: Grove Court
Date Listed: 10 January 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 131872
OS Grid Reference: SO8582314499
OS Grid Coordinates: 385823, 214499
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8289, -2.2071
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SO 81 SE UPTON ST LEONARDS UPTON HILL
6/211 Grove Court
Large detached farmhouse. Late C16; early Cl9 addition; rebuilt
late C19. Timber framed; coursed and squared limestone; brick
rebuilding; brick chimneys, clay plain tile roof, stone slate to
south slope. L-plan; 2 storey; attached outbuildings to east are
not of special interest. North front: close studding with middle
rail to right half of building; at right end projecting gabled wing
with moulded bressumer to upper floor jetty and long curved through
bracing; pierced and shaped C19 bargeboards and C19 single casement
fenestration with triangular pointed head to each light; further
C19 casement to close studded east side of wing with small single-
light upper floor casement in corner; Cl9 casement to left of wing
in close studding and C19 timber porch with bargeboards.
Elevation continues left in early C19 stone addition with
segmental-arched openings and later C19 casements; 2 Cl9 ridge-
mounted brick chimneys. West end: C19 brick gable end to right
with 2 cambered-arched upper floor casements and single ground
floor casement below; C19 bargeboard. Small framing to side of
north wing with brick and stone projecting chimney having C19
rebuilt shaft. East end: rendered stone gable end with C19
bargeboards; attached brick stable. South side: C19 rebuilding in
brick; scattered C19 casements in cambered-headed openings with
stone keys; C19 gabled brick porch to left of centre with round-
arched side windows and glazed 4-panel door; lateral C19 brick
chimney towards west end; plank door with cambered brick arch to
right end, and beyond stable with segmental-headed doorway and
segmental-headed casement to left.
Interior extensively rebuilt in late C19 alteration. Timber
framing prominent from adjacent motorway. (D. Verey,
Gloucestershire: The Vale and the Forest of Dean, 1976)
Listing NGR: SO8582314499
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