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Description: The Grove
Date Listed: 6 November 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 165943
OS Grid Reference: TA0896016212
OS Grid Coordinates: 508960, 416212
Latitude/Longitude: 53.6311, -0.3537
WOOTTON THORNTON ROAD
TA 01 NE
3/36 The Grove (formerly listed as Wootton Grove)
House. C18 origins, with C19 and C20 alterations and additions. Rendered
brick, incised in imitation of ashlar. Concrete tile roof. Approximately
rectangular on plan: 2-room central entrance hall south front with wing to
rear left of 2-rooms (originally 3) and later addition in angle. 2 storeys,
4 first-floor windows. Plinth, banded rustication to ground floor. Flight
of 3 stone steps to recessed 2-leaf fielded-panel door in raised surround
with moulded pediment. Recessed sashes with margin lights and sandstone
sills to ground floor. Moulded first-floor band. Similar first-floor
windows with recessed panels below. Stepped eaves. Axial and end stacks.
Left return of 4 bays with similar windows. Right return of 4 bays has
three 12-pane sashes to each floor. Interior: contains C18 chimneypieces
inserted in 1920s: to ground floor right in carved pine with fluted
pilasters, acanthus capitals, Gothick frieze with floral decoration; to
ground floor left with central panel and festoons in frieze; to rear left in
white marble with fluted pilasters, carved urns and green marble insets to
Listing NGR: TA0896216210
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Source: English Heritage
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