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Latitude: 52.9715 / 52°58'17"N
Longitude: -2.9552 / 2°57'18"W
OS Eastings: 335950
OS Northings: 341999
OS Grid: SJ359419
Mapcode National: GBR 77.JW2X
Mapcode Global: WH89C.KKZT
Plus Code: 9C4VX2CV+JW
Entry Name: The Groves (Also Known as Grove Farm)
Listing Date: 7 June 1963
Last Amended: 13 February 1995
Source ID: 1580
Building Class: Domestic
Location: Situated at the end of a track running E off a by-road which runs S off the A528 to Erbistock.
Community: Erbistock (Erbistog)
Traditional County: Flintshire
Large house of C16 date which was remodelled and refronted probably in the earlier C18. Some later alterations and additions.
T-shaped plan, earlier C18 front is red brick in flemish bond, slate roof with stone copings and kneelers, brick chimneys, stone plinth, stone quoins. Symmetrical elevation, 2-storeys, 5-windows with central, string course. Signs of rebuilding at eaves level. Windows are C19 4-pane sashes. Rear range: elevation to farmyard is timber-framed in tall retangular panels, with brick infill of C18 and later dates on a red sandstone plinth, entrance and porch to left, irregularly-placed windows of C19 date. Gabled end elevation has timber framing with diagonal braces and C19 extensions, elevation to garden has C20 conservatory extension but retains camber-headed small pane casements to first floor.
Not accessible at time of 1994 resurvey, but recorded as having dog-leg stair with twisted balusters.
Listed at grade II* both for the C16 timber-framed Large house and the elegant earlier C18 front range
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