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Description: Spring Grove
Date Listed: 27 May 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 156738
OS Grid Reference: SO8025175673
OS Grid Coordinates: 380251, 275673
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3787, -2.2915
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SO 87 NW BEWDLEY CP KIDDERMISNTER ROAD (south side)
3/95 Spring Grove
Small country house, now banqueting suite. 1787 to 1790 for Samuel Skey,
with mid-C19 extension and some late C20 alterations. Ashlar with hipped
stone tile roof, extension stuccoed brick with slate roof. Original house:
two storeys, dentilled stone cornice, central pediment over slightly advanced
portion, 2 + 3 + 2 windows: glazing bar sashes in moulded architraves with
wooden blind boxes and a sill band; ground floor: 2 + 2 + 2 windows, central
part further advanced with balustrade and dentilled moulded cornice, below
two pairs of Ionic pilasters flank two semi-circular headed windows, entrance
has a semi-circular head with fanlight and 2-leaf door. Interior: most of
the plaster cornices survive, as do two marble columns in entrance hall;
open well staircase has cast-iron balustrade with an octagonal dome above.
The extension to the right is Italianate, with a three-storey tower to the
right-hand corner with pyramidal roof. (J R Burton, 1883, A History of Bewdley
with concise accounts of some neighbouring parishes, p 61).
Listing NGR: SO8025175673
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Source: English Heritage
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