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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1368824
English Heritage Legacy ID: 248849
Location: Brightwell Baldwin, South Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX49
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
7/4 Brightwell Grove
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
(L. Whistler and R. Fuller: The Work of Rex Whistler, 1960, plate 12 and pp.
Listing NGR: SU6562993028
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