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Description: Hill Grove House at King Charles I High School
Date Listed: 17 January 1980
English Heritage Building ID: 156423
OS Grid Reference: SO8414776175
OS Grid Coordinates: 384147, 276175
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3834, -2.2343
In the entry for CHESTER ROAD SOUTH
Hill Grove House at King
2/105 Charles I High School
line 11 of Part 2 of the entry shall be amended to read "plastered bow windows".
CHESTER ROAD SOUTH
5250 Hill Grove House at
King Charles I
SO 87 NW 2/105
Circa 1800-20. Substantial detached former house with later, mid-c19, additions.
Two storeys, red brick with symmetrical 5 bay entrance, the central 3 bays slightly
advanced and pedimented. Moulded stone cornice and parapet. Stone plinth.
Hipped slate roof. Plain brick chimney stacks. Revealed glazing bar sashes,
thin stone cills and slightly cambered reeded stone arches with keystones.
Central lst floor window with cornice and entablature on console brackets,
extended down as French casement joining onto roof of coupled Tuscan column
porch. Double entrance doors with glazed upper panels. Cast iron railings
to roof of porch. Originally the house was of 3 bay depth, viz north side
with lower service wing. The south side was extended to 7 bays in similar
style circa 1860-70, with plastered low windows on ground floor, the centre
lights as marginal glazed French casements.
Listing NGR: SO8414776175
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Source: English Heritage
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