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List entry Summary

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

Name: GROVE HOUSE

List entry Number: 1216541

Location

GROVE HOUSE, BRIGGATE EAST

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

County District District Type Parish
CambridgeshireFenlandDistrict AuthorityWhittlesey

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 11-Aug-1950

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 401915

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History

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Details

TL 2696 WHITTLESEY BRIGGATE EAST (South Side)

21/62 Grove House 11. 8.50

II*

House. c1680. Rubblestone, later rendered, and dressed Ketton limestone to quoins and door and window surrounds. Pyramidal roof, now cement tiled, with C19 cast iron balustrade to original flat or walk, leaded, round central stack of dressed limestone. The stack has an entablature and recessed panels to each side. Fine moulded stone eaves cornice. Square plan with central passage. Two storeys with moulded stone band between the storeys. Principal front has range of five original ovolo mullion casement openings with C20 windows. Four similar windows on either side of central doorway with original half round coved hood, on scroll brackets. Similar ovolo moulding to doorcase terminating in ogee stops. The stone plinth is now rendered and has a moulded upper edge. The East and West elevations retain original fenestration and door openings but the South front has a renewed band and C20 hung sashes. Inside: there are two panelled rooms, one with bolection moulded panels in three heights. Another has one wall with bolection moulded and raised and fielded panels in two heights with dado and larger bolection moulding to two internal doorway surrounds. The remaining panelling in this room is later. There is a typical late C17 central passage and the East doorway has the original half-glazed door with thick ovolo moulded glazing bars. The two tier, butt purlin roof is late C17. A single flight attic staircase to the balustraded walk or flat has original flat section balusters and a newel with a similar flat section finial. The house is believed to have been built as a hunting lodge for the Earl of Leicester.

Listing NGR: TL2684696771

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National Grid Reference: TL 26846 96771

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