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The Grove, Lavenham

Description: The Grove

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 January 1958
English Heritage Building ID: 276744

OS Grid Reference: TL9161649222
OS Grid Coordinates: 591616, 249222
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1081, 0.7967

Location: Lady Street, Lavenham, Suffolk CO10 9RA

Locality: Lavenham
Local Authority: Babergh District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: CO10 9RA

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Listing Text

(east side)
No 5
(The Grove)
TL 9149 50/593 23.1.58
A large house standing back in its grounds with the front facing south,
probably originally a clothiers house of C15-C16 origin. The south
block was completely refaced in grey brick in the C18. Roofs tiled.
The south block has a parapet and stucco cornice with arched modillions.
Two storeys. The south front has outer 2 storeyed splayed bays and a
central Venetian window surmounted by an open pediment. A central doorway
has a Tuscan doorcase with plain columns and an open pediment. Two gabled
dormers behind the parapet. The timber-framed and plastered wing to
the north has a variety of small windows including an old restored mullioned
window. There is an old ridge chimney stack with 2 short octagonal shafts
and a large modern gabled dormer. The interior haas fine panelled rooms
and moulded beams. The front rooms have good C18 panelling.

Listing NGR: TL9161649222

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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