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Description: Grove Farmhouse
Date Listed: 9 April 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 248762
OS Grid Reference: SU5169487804
OS Grid Coordinates: 451694, 187804
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5867, -1.2552
WEST HAGBOURNE FOXGLOVE LANE
SU5187 (South side)
18/149 Grove Farmhouse
Farmhouse. Mid C17, encased in brick and altered early C18. Red brick with grey
brick headers in Flemish bond; old plain-tile roof; brick ridge stack to left of
centre. Originally 3-unit lobby-entry plan. 2-storey, 5-window range to rear.
Double part-glazed door to right of centre with fluted Doric pilaster surround
supporting frieze with triglyphs and carved cows heads to metopes, pedimented
hood on carved brackets. Tripartite sashes with glazing bars and cambered rubbed
brick heads to right, centre, and left; that to left has 2 panels to base
forming French window. Blocked doorway to left of centre. Moulded brick band
between ground and first floor. Tripartite sashes with glazing bars and rubbed
brick heads to first floor except blind panel to right of centre, and 16-pane
sash to left of centre. Richly moulded brick cornice to eaves. Interior: dog-leg
staircase with 3 twisted balusters to each tread. Room of fielded panelling to
ground floor left with half-domed niche to left of fireplace with shaped
shelves, winged angle-heads to spandrels and flanked by pilasters. Basket-arched
recess to right of fireplace, continued in room to centre, probably former
entrance. Subsidiary lean-to addition to left return.
Listing NGR: SU5169487804
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Source: English Heritage
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