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Grove Farmhouse, Spexhall

Description: Grove Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 April 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 282097

OS Grid Reference: TM3758081546
OS Grid Coordinates: 637580, 281546
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3804, 1.4894

Location: Hall Lane, Spexhall, Suffolk IP19 0RR

Locality: Spexhall
Local Authority: Waveney District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP19 0RR

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Listing Text


2/23 Grove Farmhouse

- II

Called Spexhallgrove farm on map.
Farmhouse. C16 timber-framed core, encased in early C19 colour-washed brick.
Black glazed pantiles; corbelled gables; 2 internal chimney-stacks with plain
square white brick shafts. 2 storeys, formerly with attics to main range; it
storeys to a wing, set back, at right-angles to the front. 2-light and 3-
light early C19 mullion-and-transome type windows, in deep reveals with
segmental-arched heads, to each storey. Lobby-entrance against the stack;
entrance door within a slightly projecting 2-storey porch with flat roof and
moulded cornice, the door itself recessed, with 6 flush panels, and the
surround with half-round pilasters, plain architrave, and flat pediment. 3-
cell main range, with most timbers covered: one main beam with wide chamfer
and stepped stops. Newel stair against the internal stack. The wing, in 3
bays, added as a service range. The remains of a moat surround the house.

Listing NGR: TM3758081546

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Source: English Heritage

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