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Description: The Grove
Date Listed: 17 October 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 165818
OS Grid Reference: TA0708720690
OS Grid Coordinates: 507087, 420690
Latitude/Longitude: 53.6717, -0.3805
TA 0620-0720 BARROW UPON HUMBER WOLD ROAD
15/19 The Grove
House. Mid-late C18, extended and altered in mid-late C19. Brick in
Flemish bond, the later section to right with contrasting headers and
stretchers. Sandstone ashlar porch. Pantile roofs; slate roofs to bay
windows. U-shaped on plan: 2-room central entrance hall front with stairs
to rear; kitchen wing and servants' accommodation around small courtyard to
rear. 2 storeys, 5 first floor windows: original 3-window C18 section to
left, C19 section to right. Large C19 projecting Doric porch with fluted
columns, entablature with triglyphs, moulded cornice and pediment; pilasters
flanking ashlar Venetian door with narrow sidelights and wide 6-fielded-
panel door and plain overlight in reveal. Single C19 canted bay windows to
either side with stucco cills, central 12-pane sashes, 8-pane side sashes
and hipped roofs. Blocked C18 entrance to left of centre. 12-pane first
floor sashes in flush wood architraves with stucco flat arches and cills.
Moulded wooden cornice and gutter. Double span hipped roof. End stacks,
axial stack to right of centre. Left return, facing street: 6-fielded-panel
door under channelled and keyed stucco flat arch flanked by single 4-pane
sashes in flush wood architraves under similar aches. First floor 12-pane
sash and painted dummy sash. Stepped and cogged brick eaves cornice. C18
kitchen range set back to left: 2 low storeys, 3 bays. Board door flanked
by 12-pane sash and 12-pane sliding sash under segmental arches, first floor
12-pane sliding sash, stepped eaves. Interior: entrance hall has Doric
pilasters flanking doorways; mid C19 geometric staircase with wreathed
hardwood handrail and slender moulded cast-iron balusters; moulded plaster
cornices to main rooms; fine 6-panel mahogany doors to ground floor front
rooms; Adam-style composition chimneypieces to first floor; panelled window
shutters and doors in architraves throughout.
Listing NGR: TA0708720690
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