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Grove House

A Grade II Listed Building in Clare, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.0802 / 52°4'48"N

Longitude: 0.5816 / 0°34'53"E

OS Eastings: 577000

OS Northings: 245575

OS Grid: TL770455

Mapcode National: GBR PFF.HW7

Mapcode Global: VHJHD.1ZB5

Entry Name: Grove House

Listing Date: 20 May 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1031732

English Heritage Legacy ID: 282948

Location: Clare, St. Edmundsbury, Suffolk, CO10

County: Suffolk

District: St. Edmundsbury

Civil Parish: Clare

Built-Up Area: Clare

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Clare with Poslingford

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

TL 74 NE


Callis Street
(East Side)
No 30 (Grove House)


A C15 timber-framed and plastered house, originally a hall house with crosswings
at the north and south ends. The hall was divided into 2 storeys in the C16
when 2 gables were inserted between the crosswings. Later, a further wing was
added at the south end of the house. It was re-fronted in the early C19 when
the present fenestration was inserted. 2 storeys. The upper storey is Jettied
with a coved soffit under the window sill level to the 3 central gables. The
south wing has a deeper jetty also with a cored soffit. The gables project slightly
on carved bressumers. 5 window range, early C19 "Gothic" pointed arched casements
with leaded lights. The ground storey has 2 3-light bay windows, casements with
glazing bars. The south window is an oriel bay with a C15 sill carved with boarhounds
and huntsmen. A central 6-panel door has a good Doric portico with fluted columns,
a triglyph frieze and a cornice. A C19 addition projects at the rear, with C20
alterations. Roof tiled. The interior has exposed timber- framing and a fine
ceiling with carved main beams and moulded ceiling joists.

All the listed buildings in Callis Street form a group.

Listing NGR: TL7700045575

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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