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Brightwell Grove

A Grade II Listed Building in Brightwell Baldwin, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.6322 / 51°37'56"N

Longitude: -1.0532 / 1°3'11"W

OS Eastings: 465629

OS Northings: 193028

OS Grid: SU656930

Mapcode National: GBR B22.QJN

Mapcode Global: VHCYJ.P7LK

Entry Name: Brightwell Grove

Listing Date: 3 April 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1368824

English Heritage Legacy ID: 248849

Location: Brightwell Baldwin, South Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX49

County: Oxfordshire

District: South Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Brightwell Baldwin

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Brightwell Baldwin

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

7/4 Brightwell Grove

- II

Farmhouse, now house. c.1820-30, remodelled c.1980 by David Hicks. Stuccoed
front: rest of coursed chalk rubble with brick quoins and dressings; gabled
Welsh slate roof; brick ridge and end stacks. Double-depth plan. 2 storeys and
attic; symmetrical 3-window range. Wide-span gabled roof with deep eaves
encloses one-bay projections with broken pediments in outer bays. C20 door with
trellised porch in left bay. 2-light casements in outer bays: central decorative
lunette over tripartite sashes and verandah of c.1980. Two-storey range to left
of similar materials with 2-window front of blind Gothick windows. Interior: C19
and C20 doors. Room to rear contains fine murals by Rex Whistler, 1937, of
grisaille on a blue ground with silver enrichments: originally a room painted
for Lady Mountbatten, at Brook House in London, it was removed to Brightwell
House and thence Brightwell Grove by David Hicks and Lady Pamela (nee
Mountbatten) Hicks.
(L. Whistler and R. Fuller: The Work of Rex Whistler, 1960, plate 12 and pp.

Listing NGR: SU6562993028

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