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Groves House

A Grade II Listed Building in Sawbridgeworth, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.8136 / 51°48'48"N

Longitude: 0.1478 / 0°8'52"E

OS Eastings: 548150

OS Northings: 214956

OS Grid: TL481149

Mapcode National: GBR LD5.85T

Mapcode Global: VHHM1.HPZ1

Entry Name: Groves House

Listing Date: 14 January 1980

Last Amended: 2 October 1981

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1101648

English Heritage Legacy ID: 160805

Location: Sawbridgeworth, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, CM21

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Sawbridgeworth

Built-Up Area: Sawbridgeworth

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Sawbridgeworth

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

(East Side)
Groves House
(formerly listed
as Grove House)
TL 4815 1495:3/1 14.1.80
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

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

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