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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1302576
English Heritage Legacy ID: 39206
Location: Reading, RG4
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
Old Grove House
(Formerly listed as
Old Grove House
SU 7176 5/288 22.3.57.
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
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