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Grove House The Incorporated Froebel Educational Institute, Wandsworth

Description: Grove House The Incorporated Froebel Educational Institute

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 14 July 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 207119

OS Grid Reference: TQ2198274367
OS Grid Coordinates: 521982, 174367
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4552, -0.2457

Location: Clarence Lane, Wandsworth, Greater London SW15 5LX

Locality: Wandsworth
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: SW15 5LX

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Listing Text

Grove House
(the incorporated Froebel
Educational Institute) )
TQ 27SW 3/7 14.7.55
1777 Designed by James Wyatt for Sir Joshua Vanneck. Later alterations and
additions. Entrance front 2 storeys, 3 windows centre, 3 window wings and 8 window
extension to west. Pedimented centre with balustraded portico at ground floor and
Palladian window in centre at first floor. Dentil cornice. Wings and extension
with balustraded parapets. Pilaster treatment to angles. Garden front - 3 storey,
3 window splayed bay to centre surmounted by balustraded parapet. Wings with
pedimented centres and balustraded parapets - east wing also with projecting
ground floor loggia and iron balcony railing above.
Interior has original features, including enriched plaster walls and ceiling,
marble mantelpieces and staircase with domed lantern on ornamental pendentives.

Listing NGR: TQ2199074360

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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