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Latitude: 52.0469 / 52°2'48"N
Longitude: 0.8585 / 0°51'30"E
OS Eastings: 596112
OS Northings: 242580
OS Grid: TL961425
Mapcode National: GBR RJV.MVM
Mapcode Global: VHKF5.TTP6
Entry Name: Groton House
Listing Date: 16 February 1976
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1351465
English Heritage Legacy ID: 276490
Location: Groton, Babergh, Suffolk, CO10
Civil Parish: Groton
Traditional County: Suffolk
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk
Church of England Parish: Groton St Bartholomew
Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich
TL 94 SE 41/342 16.2.76
A large early C18; red brick building probably incorporating the core
of an earlier building. Parts are said to date back to the Restoration
period. Considerably enlarged with a north-east wing. Roof slate, hipped
with a modillion moulded eaves cornice and flat headed dormers with slated
cheeks. Two storeys and attics. The windows are double-hung sashes
with glazing bars and cased frames in shallow reveals with gauged brick
flat arches. The main south-west front has 1:3:1 window range and the
centre part, of 3 window range, breaks forward slightly. A central doorway
has a stone doorcase with pediment on console brackets. Four dormers.
The north-west front has 5 window range and a central French window under
a C19 verandah porch with wide eaves. Three dormers. A raised brick
band extends across the fronts between the storeys. The south-east front
has 2 large 2-storeyed splayed bays with 3 window range and 4 window
range between the bays. Seven dormers. There are a number of tall chimney
stacks with cornices. The interior has a sitting room with neo-classical
decoration, massive ceiling beams in the sitting room and hall and a
good pine staircase with open string and twisted balusters.
Listing NGR: TL9611242580
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