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Description: Grove Farmhouse
Date Listed: 25 September 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 227124
OS Grid Reference: TM4046694892
OS Grid Coordinates: 640466, 294892
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4989, 1.5413
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RAVENINGHAM BECCLES ROAD
TM 49 SW
9/122 Grove Farmhouse
Farmhouse, C16 and C17. Timber frame, rendered, between red brick gables;
later red brick wing to rear. Steeply pitched pantiled roofs. Two storeys
and attics; lobby entrance plan with triple-pile projection, of two builds,
at rear. South facade of four widely spaced bays: C19 3-light casements with
transoms. Jettied first floor rendered over. Off-centre two storey gabled
porch; large axial stack in line with porch with grouped polygonal shafts
on moulded base. Red brick crow-stepped gables with polygonal angle shafts;
large external chimney stack with weathered off-sets on western gable. East
gable has ovolo moulded mullion and transom windows surmounted by brick
pediments: six lights with stay-bars on ground floor, four lights on first
floor and three lights in attic. Two rendered and colourwashed gabled wings
to north: one opposite south porch probably an original stair turret.
Infilling the space between these wings, a later two storey wing with shaped
red brick gable to north with internal chimney stack. C19 and C20 casements;
two blocked oval attic lights in shaped gable. Later pantiled lean-to in
north-west angle. Interior much modernised, but contains good late C17 stair-
case with turned balusters.
Listing NGR: TM4046694892
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Source: English Heritage
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