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Grove House, Keadby with Althorpe

Description: Grove House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 September 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 165192

OS Grid Reference: SE8354509832
OS Grid Coordinates: 483545, 409832
Latitude/Longitude: 53.5784, -0.7396

Location: Main Street, Keadby, North Lincolnshire DN17 3HB

Locality: Keadby with Althorpe
County: North Lincolnshire
Country: England
Postcode: DN17 3HB

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Listing Text

(west side)
8/128 Grove House

- II

Farmhouse, now residential home. Early C19 with later C19 additions and
alterations. Red-brown brick in Flemish bond. Welsh slate roof; concrete
tiles to right extension. Plan: original section L-shaped on plan, with 2-
room, central entrance-hall north front and wing to rear left; single-bay
wing and rear addition set back to right, single-bay extension and rear wing
to left. 2 storeys, 4 bays with original 3-bay symmetrical entrance front
to right. Entrance has stone steps with moulded nosings to painted ashlar
Doric doorcase with engaged columns carrying dosserets with plain frieze,
moulded cornice and bracketed open segmental pediment. Half-glazed panelled
double doors beneath moulded lintel and fanlight with central round light in
round-headed panelled reveal. Single early C19 ground-floor canted bay
windows to either side with 12-pane front sashes and 8-pane side sashes in
architraves with continuous sills beneath moulded cornices and low hipped
roofs. Later left bay has inappropriate C20 2-light casement in original
C19 flush wooden architrave with sill and channelled wedge lintel with
carved key. First floor: three 16-pane sashes to original section and 12-
pane sash to left bay, all with architraves and sills beneath channelled
wedge lintels with carved keys. Moulded wooden eaves cornice, corniced
gutter. Hipped roof. Ridge stack to left with cogged brick eaves cornice,
truncated side wall stack to right. Range set back to right has small
single C20 casement in original C19 flush wooden architrave with sill
beneath brick cambered arch, roof hipped to right. Left return: front range
has pilastered doorcase with bracketed hood and inserted C20 2-light window
above brick blocking, single first-floor 4-pane sash with sill beneath
cambered channelled and keyed wedge lintel. Slightly higher 2-storey 2-
window wing to left has canted ground-floor bay with pilasters, bracketed
hood and hipped roof, 4-pane ground- and first-floor sashes with sills
beneath channelled and keyed cambered wedge lintels, hipped roof, corniced
side wall stack. Interior. Early C19 details include: ribbed cornices to
main rooms and halls, plasterwork ceiling roundels to entrance hall and
stairhall; elliptical arch with ribbed archivolt to entrance hall, marble
chimney-piece to ground floor right flanked by round-headed alcoves with
ribbed archivolts. Open-well staircase with moulded handrail, turned
balusters. Later C19 chimney-piece, plasterwork cornice and ceiling to rear

Listing NGR: SE8354509832

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Source: English Heritage

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