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Grove House

A Grade II Listed Building in Clifton, City of Bristol

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Latitude: 51.4532 / 51°27'11"N

Longitude: -2.6189 / 2°37'7"W

OS Eastings: 357092

OS Northings: 172870

OS Grid: ST570728

Mapcode National: GBR C2K.QX

Mapcode Global: VH88M.KQCV

Entry Name: Grove House

Listing Date: 4 March 1977

Last Amended: 30 December 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1282316

English Heritage Legacy ID: 379398

Location: Bristol, BS8

County: City of Bristol

Electoral Ward/Division: Clifton

Built-Up Area: Bristol

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bristol

Church of England Parish: Clifton Christ Church with Emmanuel

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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Listing Text


901-1/14/843 (South side)
04/03/77 Grove House
(Formerly Listed as:
La Retraite (Grove House))


House, now office. c1790, altered mid C19 and C20. Limestone
ashlar and render with a copper-clad roof. Double-depth plan.
Mid Georgian style.
2 storeys, double attic and basement; 9-window range. Severely
extended: symmetrical garden front has a 1:2:1 ashlar block
and flanking C19 extensions, with pedimented 2-window centre
broken forward with rusticated quoins. Rusticated basement,
first-floor sill band and cornice, and two C20 attic storeys.
Segmental-arched basement windows, enlarged ground-floor
windows with 2/2-pane horned sashes, 6/6-pane sashes above.
Rear elevation has 3 windows with a pedimented centre, and a
projecting porch with a rusticated ashlar front,
semicircular-arched doorway, fanlight and 6-panel door.
INTERIOR: entrance stair hall with a right-hand open-well
stair with column-on-vase balusters, 3 per tread, a ramped,
moulded rail to a wide curtail and column newel, and brackets
with triglyphs; niche beside the doorway with moulded
archivolt and key; C19 decoration to the front rooms with
elliptical arches and heavy cornice.
(Gomme A: Street Index of Buildings of Architectural or
Historic Interest: 19).

Listing NGR: ST5709272870

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