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Grove House (Roehampton Grove) (Roehampton Great House)

  • Earlier Houses: A circa 1620 house, Roehampton Great House (the first house), was demolished and replaced by the current house in the late 18th century. This second house, originally called Roehampton Grove, is today named Grove House.

    Built / Designed For: Joshua Vanneck

  • Architect: David Papillon

    Date: Circa 1620
    Designed: First house, Roehampton Great House (demolished)

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    Architect: James Wyatt

    Date: Circa 1780
    Designed: Second house for Sir Joshua Vanneck

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    Architect: William Burn

    Date: 1851-64
    Designed: Italianate wing to second House (1851) and Mausoleum (1863-64) for S. Lyne Stephens

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  • Title: Biographical Dictionary of British Architects, 1600-1840, A - HARDBACK
    Author: Colvin, Howard
    Year Published: 2008
    Reference: pgs. 193, 196, 774, 1184
    Publisher: New Haven: Yale University Press
    ISBN: 9780300125085
    Book Type: Hardback

  • House Listed: Grade II*

    Park Listed: Not Listed

  • Past Seat / Home of: Sir Joshua Vanneck, 18th century. S. Lyne Stephens, 1851-60.

    Current Ownership Type: School

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Wedding & Event Venue

    Ownership Details: Owned by Froebel College, University of Roehampton, and used as an event venue.

  • House Open to Public: By Appointment

    Phone: 02083-923-505

    Email: grovehouse@roehampton.ac.uk

    Website: https://www.grovehouseroehampton.co.uk

    Historic Houses Member: Yes