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Old Grove House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Peppard, Reading

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4846 / 51°29'4"N

Longitude: -0.9743 / 0°58'27"W

OS Eastings: 471318

OS Northings: 176676

OS Grid: SU713766

Mapcode National: GBR QL3.78

Mapcode Global: VHDWM.2Y8B

Entry Name: Old Grove House

Listing Date: 22 March 1957

Last Amended: 14 December 1978

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1302576

English Heritage Legacy ID: 39206

Location: Reading, RG4

County: Reading

Electoral Ward/Division: Peppard

Built-Up Area: Reading

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Berkshire

Church of England Parish: Emmer Green

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

SURLEY ROW
1.
5128
(East Side)
Old Grove House
(Formerly listed as
Old Grove House
and barn)
SU 7176 5/288 22.3.57.
II*
2.
Probably early to mid C17. 2 storeys and attic. South-west front roughly
symmetrical with 3 gables. Restored. Brick horizontal and vertical banding
with 'staggered' flint panels. Brick quoins, dentil string at 1st floor level.
Small cut brick dentil eaves cornice (carried up gable verges). Old tile roof.
A square chimney stack to right of centre has projecting brick panels each
side and elaborately corbelled head. 3 ranges of Cl9 altered 4 light casement
windows with transoms in segmental relieving arches and 1 range of 2 light
windows with label. 6 panel door to left of centre in modern porch. Hipped
gabled single storey extension to left. Irregular front to north-east with
3 hipped gables, some timber framing with brick infilling. Interior rearranged,
timber studs and rails exposed. Targe fireplace with depressed brick Tudor
arch and lintel over retaining one mask bracket. A certain amount of oak panelling
retaining. A large inglenook let into kitchen with carved lintel over.


Listing NGR: SU7131876676

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

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