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Groton House

A Grade II Listed Building in Groton, Suffolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.0469 / 52°2'48"N

Longitude: 0.8585 / 0°51'30"E

OS Eastings: 596112

OS Northings: 242580

OS Grid: TL961425

Mapcode National: GBR RJV.MVM

Mapcode Global: VHKF5.TTP6

Entry Name: Groton House

Listing Date: 16 February 1976

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1351465

English Heritage Legacy ID: 276490

Location: Groton, Babergh, Suffolk, CO10

County: Suffolk

District: Babergh

Civil Parish: Groton

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Groton St Bartholomew

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

GROTON
1.
5377
Groton House
TL 94 SE 41/342 16.2.76
II
2.
A large early C18; red brick building probably incorporating the core
of an earlier building. Parts are said to date back to the Restoration
period. Considerably enlarged with a north-east wing. Roof slate, hipped
with a modillion moulded eaves cornice and flat headed dormers with slated
cheeks. Two storeys and attics. The windows are double-hung sashes
with glazing bars and cased frames in shallow reveals with gauged brick
flat arches. The main south-west front has 1:3:1 window range and the
centre part, of 3 window range, breaks forward slightly. A central doorway
has a stone doorcase with pediment on console brackets. Four dormers.
The north-west front has 5 window range and a central French window under
a C19 verandah porch with wide eaves. Three dormers. A raised brick
band extends across the fronts between the storeys. The south-east front
has 2 large 2-storeyed splayed bays with 3 window range and 4 window
range between the bays. Seven dormers. There are a number of tall chimney
stacks with cornices. The interior has a sitting room with neo-classical
decoration, massive ceiling beams in the sitting room and hall and a
good pine staircase with open string and twisted balusters.


Listing NGR: TL9611242580

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