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Upton Wold House, Blockley

Description: Upton Wold House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 25 August 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 126739

OS Grid Reference: SP1635335032
OS Grid Coordinates: 416353, 235032
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0135, -1.7631

Location: High Street, Blockley, Gloucestershire GL56 9BA

Locality: Blockley
Local Authority: Cotswold District Council
County: Gloucestershire
Country: England
Postcode: GL56 9BA

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Listing Text

SP 13 SW 3/49 BLOCKLEY A44

25.8.60 Upton Wold House
(Formerly listed as
Upton Wold Farmhouse)


C17, probably late; restored. Excellent compact double pile house in Cotswold
tradition. Two storeys and attics, coursed rubble, centre projecting in ashlar, also
ashlar parapets and gables. Three gables, the centre brought forward with one window
in returns, ball finials. Cornice strings at lintel height, dropped on ground floor
to level of door cornice. Mullioned windows with transoms on ground and 1st floors,
cornices to attic windows and rusticated bulls-eyes above. Central Tudor-arched
doorway with panelled spandrels and urn-stops, studded door; wrought-iron 'Y'-shaped
knocker. Stone tile roofs, coped verges, diagonal chimneys in ashlar with lozenges in
friezes below cornices, set at ends and in a group of 4 in centre. Hipped dormer
behind parapet to left of centre. No gables to west front, 3 dormers instead. Later
single storey and attic extension to North with stone slate roof and 4 gabled dormers,
ground floor window altered apart from a mullioned window in South gable.

Interior: restored staircase with heavy balusters.

Listing NGR: SP1635335032

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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