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Description: Frog Grove Farm
Date Listed: 2 March 1992
English Heritage Building ID: 288249
OS Grid Reference: SU9488852533
OS Grid Coordinates: 494888, 152533
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2641, -0.6414
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SU 95 SW FROG GROVE LANE
291-0/4/145 Frog Grove Farm
Farmhouse, now house. C17 refaced in late C18 and extended c.1910. Red brick exterior in Flemish bond with tile hanging on the return elevation to left. Hipped, plain tile roofs with central gutter. Stacks to left of centre and on return fronts, further stacks to rear. Entrance front of 2 storeys over a cellar to the right half with plinth. Original front of 3 bays with later 4-pane lights. Two windows on each floor with central smaller windows on the first floor now blocked. Early C20 hipped roof porch with sash fenestration over brick dwarf walls. Double doors with modern locks. Plaque on 1st floor centre with date 1798 and initials CEM; Sun Life Assurance plaque fixed below. 1 window bay extension to left with glazing bar sash fenestration, 9 pane on the 1st floor, 12-pane below. Single storey extension to left end with 2 further windows, 12 pane sashes under gauged brick heads; 3 windows in curved return end of extension. Rear elevation has plat band over ground floor, leaded casement windows on the 1st floor and mixed sash and casements below. Blocked, arched head door to ground floor left. Interior: Main ground floor room with deep brick fireplaces under wood lintel containing a fine fireback bearing the coat of arms of the Comte de Paris. Six-panel doors and fine chamfered spine beam with lambs tonque stops, chamfered joists. Other rooms contain simple late C18 or early C19 fire surrounds. Simple stick baluster stair. Fine dairy to rear with brick floors, arched recesses to wall slabs. 1st floor has C17 floor boards. [See DBRG. report no.3536]
Listing NGR: SU9488852533
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Source: English Heritage
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