British Listed Buildings

History in Structure

If you log in, you can comment on buildings, submit new photos or update photos that you've already submitted.

We need to upgrade the server that this website runs on. Can you spare a quid to help?.

Groves House, Sawbridgeworth

Description: Groves House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 January 1980
English Heritage Building ID: 160805

OS Grid Reference: TL4815014956
OS Grid Coordinates: 548150, 214956
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8136, 0.1478

Location: A1184, Sawbridgeworth, Hertfordshire CM21 9EN

Locality: Sawbridgeworth
Local Authority: East Hertfordshire District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: CM21 9EN

Incorrect location/postcode? Submit a correction!

Explore more of the area around Sawbridgeworth, Hertfordshire at Explore Britain.

Listing Text

(East Side)
Groves House
(formerly listed
as Grove House)
TL 4815 1495:3/1 14.1.80
C17, early C18 external details, C19 parallel rear extension. 2 storeys,
cellar and attics. Timber frame plastered. N gable rebuilt in brick
incorporating earlier internal gable chimney. Lateral stack at rear SE.
Steep old red tile gabled roof. C19 parallel rear wing in brick with slate
roof and ornate ci rainwater head to N end of valley gutter with 'IH 1851'.
Symmetrical 3 window and central door W facade but larger area of wall to
N end to allow for large hearth. Plinth, large cove to eaves returned
before corner. 3 light mullioned wood casement windows with central iron
opening lights. Rectangular leaded glazing. 6 panel door, top 2 glazed,
heavy frame with architrave. Bold shaped brackets support moulded flat
hood. House with workshops adjacent of coachbuilder Samuel Patmore Groves
(executor in will of 1828). An interesting survival in a developing
commercial area.

Listing NGR: TL4815014956

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

Listed building text is © Crown Copyright. Reproduced under licence.