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Grove House, Clare

Description: Grove House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 May 1974
English Heritage Building ID: 282948

OS Grid Reference: TL7700245580
OS Grid Coordinates: 577002, 245580
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0803, 0.5817

Location: Callis Street, Clare, Suffolk CO10 8PX

Locality: Clare
Local Authority: St Edmundsbury Borough Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: CO10 8PX

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Listing Text

2006 Callis Street
(East Side)
No 30 (Grove House)
TL 74 NE 18/77
TL 74 NE 19/77 19.12.61.


A C15 timber-framed and plastered house, originally a hall house with crosswings
at the north and south ends. The hall was divided into 2 storeys in the C16
when 2 gables were inserted between the crosswings. Later, a further wing was
added at tIe south end of the house. It was re-fronted in the early C19 when
the present fenestration was inserted. 2 storeys. The upper storey is Jettied
with a coved soffit under the window sill level to the 3 central gables. The
south wing has a deeper jetty also with a cored soffit. The gables project slightly
on carved bressumers. 5 window range, early C19 "Gothic" pointed arched casements
with leaded lights. The ground storey has 2 3-light bay windows, casements with
glazing bars. The south window is an oriel bay with a C15 sill carved with boarhounds
and huntsmen. A central 6-panel door has a good Doric portico with fluted columns,
a triglyph frieze and a cornice. A C19 addition projects at the rear, with C20
alterations. Roof tiled. The interior has exposed timber- framing and a fine
ceiling with carved main beams and moulded ceiling joists.

All the listed buildings in Callis Street form a group.

Listing NGR: TL7700245580

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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