GROVES HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1101648
Date first listed:
14-Jan-1980
Date of most recent amendment:
02-Oct-1981
Statutory Address:
GROVES HOUSE, LONDON ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
GROVES HOUSE, LONDON ROAD

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:
Hertfordshire
District:
East Hertfordshire (District Authority)
Parish:
Sawbridgeworth
National Grid Reference:
TL 48150 14956

Details

LONDON ROAD 1. 5253 (East Side) Groves House (formerly listed as Grove House) TL 4815 1495:3/1 14.1.80 II GV 2. C17, early C18 external details, C19 parallel rear extension. 2 storeys, cellar and attics. Timber frame plastered. N gable rebuilt in brick incorporating earlier internal gable chimney. Lateral stack at rear SE. Steep old red tile gabled roof. C19 parallel rear wing in brick with slate roof and ornate ci rainwater head to N end of valley gutter with 'IH 1851'. Symmetrical 3 window and central door W facade but larger area of wall to N end to allow for large hearth. Plinth, large cove to eaves returned before corner. 3 light mullioned wood casement windows with central iron opening lights. Rectangular leaded glazing. 6 panel door, top 2 glazed, heavy frame with architrave. Bold shaped brackets support moulded flat hood. House with workshops adjacent of coachbuilder Samuel Patmore Groves (executor in will of 1828). An interesting survival in a developing commercial area.

Listing NGR: TL4815014956

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
160805
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 27 Apr 2006
Reference: IOE01/15100/29
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Peter L. Herring. Source Historic England Archive
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