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Grove Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Ford and Stoke Prior, Herefordshire,

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.19 / 52°11'24"N

Longitude: -2.7132 / 2°42'47"W

OS Eastings: 351338

OS Northings: 254882

OS Grid: SO513548

Mapcode National: GBR FL.41ML

Mapcode Global: VH852.X6HY

Plus Code: 9C4V57RP+2P

Entry Name: Grove Cottage

Listing Date: 16 March 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1250529

English Heritage Legacy ID: 432920

Location: Ford and Stoke Prior, County of Herefordshire, HR6

County: Herefordshire,

Civil Parish: Ford and Stoke Prior

Traditional County: Herefordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Herefordshire

Church of England Parish: Stoke Prior and Ford

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Description

FORD -
SO 55 SW
1422-/5/10000 Grove Cottage
II

Estate cottage. Circa early C19, probably by G S Repton for
Richard Arkwright of Hampton Court (qv). Red sandstone rubble
with roughcast south front and east and west sides. Plain tile
roof with gabled ends and with hipped outshut at rear, probably
originally thatched. Large roughcast stack in east gable end.
PLAN: L-shaped on plan. 1-room plan main range with stack on
right (E) gable end, direct entry at centre of S front and
chamber above; short service wing to rear left and outshut in
angle; another outshut on right end was probably originally an
open-sided store. EXTERIOR: 1 storey and attic. 1-bay S front
with central doorway with panelled and glazed door, C20 gabled
dormer above just over eaves with casement window. Outshut on
right has corrugated asbestos sheet lean-to roof and C20
casement. West side is gabled on right with large canted bay
window with leaded panes, small metal casement at centre and
hipped tiled roof; small 2-light casement above with leaded
panes, hoodmould and small cill brackets; similar but single
light ground floor window in wing on left. At rear (N) gable-
ended wing on right with plank door with cover moulds and main
roof carried down on right over integral outshut. INTERIOR: Main
room has panelled cupboard doors to side stack, C20 chimneypiece
and plastered over ceiling beams.
SOURCE: G S Repton sketchbook RIBA Drawing Collection, catalogue
O-R p.119 f.77.r. (lower of 2 drawings)


Listing NGR: SO5133854882

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