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The Grove, Wheathampstead

Description: The Grove

Grade: II
Date Listed: 27 September 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 163942

OS Grid Reference: TL1542213321
OS Grid Coordinates: 515422, 213321
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8066, -0.3273

Location: Leycroft Way, Wheathampstead, Hertfordshire AL5 1AJ

Locality: Wheathampstead
Local Authority: St Albans City Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: AL5 1AJ

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Listing Text

(north side)

6/398 The Grove


Large farmhouse, now offices. Built 1712 for Thomas Seare.
Later C18 extension on right, early C19 alterations on left. Red
brick. Vitrified red brick panels to centre block, the upper
floor with T-1-7-1-2-S red brick inscription between windows. 2
storeys and attics. Plain tile roof with large early C18 ridge
stack on left gable end of centre block. 8 flush sash windows.
Floor band. Parapet to centre and left sides. Blocked central
door. Left side has an early C19 panelled door with a large
pedimental hood on cut brackets. The two central ground floor
windows and the central 1st floor window have patterned soffits
to the gauged brick lintels. Right side is chequered red brick
with C19/20 twin sashes. Rear elevation has large C19
conservatory projection with Gothic-style glazing-bar casements.
3-window S elevation is partly early C18 (RCHM Typescript).

Listing NGR: TL1542213321

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

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