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Description: 2, Grove Street
Date Listed: 22 April 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 251176
OS Grid Reference: SU3982687952
OS Grid Coordinates: 439826, 187952
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5890, -1.4265
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WANTAGE GROVE STREET
SU3987NE (East side)
22/04/50 (Formerly listed as Falcon
Town house, now restaurant and flat. Early C17. Irregular, timber framing much
restored at gabled front, with C18 brick to right side wall; rendering to left
side wall; rear wall rebuilt in late C19/early C20 brick; C20 tile roof; brick
stacks. 3-unit plan, probably with lobby entry originally. 2 storeys; 4-window
range to side walls. Right side wall has C20 door and four C17 three-light
wood-mullioned splayed casements, (2 blocked), and C20 casements. Left side wall
has C18 three-light leaded casements on first floor. Gabled front to street
largely rebuilt in C20; C17 brackets to soffit-moulded jetty; decorative
bargeboard with pendant. Gabled roof; ridge and rear gable end stacks. Interior:
Ground floor has chamfered and stopped beams, open fireplaces with original
chamfered bressumer to front of chalk chimney stack. First floor has C17 plank
doors with strap hinges, chamfered beams with original joists exposed to rear;
winder stairs to left side of stack; timber-framed partition wall to rear of
room behind stack. 4-bay roof with windbraces is obscured at front, and 2 bays
with partial survival to rear.
Listing NGR: SU3982687952
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Source: English Heritage
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