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Description: Grove Farmhouse
Date Listed: 14 April 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 280947
OS Grid Reference: TM2092870524
OS Grid Coordinates: 620928, 270524
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2884, 1.2379
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TM 27 SW
Farmhouse. Mid C16-C17, in 4 phases. L-shape form with projecting cross-wing
to left. Timber framed and plastered. Roof of main range has double Roman
tiles, the cross-wing glazed black pantiles. 2 storeys and attics. 2
windows, late C19 2 and 3-light casements with 4 panes to each light. C19
doorway with 6-panel door, moulded architrave and cornice. To the left, at
the junction of the 2 ranges, an internal stack with rebuilt shaft; gable
stack to right. Against the inner wall of the cross-wing is a lean-to
addition. Rear of cross-wing has C17 carved brackets at the foot of the gable,
Earliest section is the rear half of the cross-wing, in 3 unequal bays: some
heavy first floor studding with reverse-curved braces; intact queen-post roof.
Front room of cross-wing has re-used bridging beam and plain square oak
joists; studding has evidence for alteration or re-use of timbers. Clasped-
purlin roof with arched collars. Only the main components of the frame are
visible in the main range. The section adjacent to the cross-wing is late
C16/early C17 and probably contemporary with the stack. There is an intact
roof with clasped and butt purlins. Newel stairs. The roof over the later
right hand end of the range is concealed.
Listing NGR: TM2092870524
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Source: English Heritage
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