Old Grove House And Barn / Old Grove House

12 May 2003
Old Grove House And Barn, Surley Row, Reading, Berkshire, RG4 8RA
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Old Grove House, Surley Row, Reading, Berkshire, RG4 8RA
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.


5128 (East Side) Old Grove House (Formerly listed as Old Grove House and barn) SU 7176 5/288 22.3.57.

II* 2.

Probably early to mid C17. 2 storeys and attic. South-west front roughly symmetrical with 3 gables. Restored. Brick horizontal and vertical banding with 'staggered' flint panels. Brick quoins, dentil string at 1st floor level.

Small cut brick dentil eaves cornice (carried up gable verges). Old tile roof.

A square chimney stack to right of centre has projecting brick panels each side and elaborately corbelled head. 3 ranges of Cl9 altered 4 light casement windows with transoms in segmental relieving arches and 1 range of 2 light windows with label. 6 panel door to left of centre in modern porch. Hipped gabled single storey extension to left. Irregular front to north-east with 3 hipped gables, some timber framing with brick infilling. Interior rearranged, timber studs and rails exposed. Targe fireplace with depressed brick Tudor arch and lintel over retaining one mask bracket. A certain amount of oak panelling retaining. A large inglenook let into kitchen with carved lintel over.

Listing NGR: SU7131876676


This is part of the Series: IOE01/1984 IOE Records taken by Richard Swynford-Lain; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr Richard Swynford-Lain. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Swynford-Lain, Richard

Rights Holder: Swynford-Lain, Richard


Brick, Flint, Tile, Timber, Tudor Timber Framed House, Elizabethan Monument (By Form), Stuart Timber Framed Building, Jacobean House, Domestic, Dwelling