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Falcon Hotel Annexe Jt Backus Murray, Uppingham

Description: Falcon Hotel Annexe Jt Backus Murray

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 10 November 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 186753

OS Grid Reference: SP8664599694
OS Grid Coordinates: 486645, 299694
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5882, -0.7225

Location: 7 High St E, Uppingham, Rutland LE15 9PY

Locality: Uppingham
County: Rutland
Country: England
Postcode: LE15 9PY

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Listing Text

4/16 (north side)

10.11.55 Nos 5 (Murray) and 7
(J T Backus) and Falcon
Hotel Annexe
(previously listed as
premises next west of
Falcon Hotel)

House and cottage, now part of hotel, incorporating shops. Late C16/early C17 with
C18 street front heightened C19. Block to street with wing and cottage to rear.
Block to street of ironstone ashlar with some paler stone dressings, Welsh slate roof,
coped gables and stone end stacks. Three storeys. Ground floor has 2 C20 shop
fronts. First floor has 5 6/6 sash windows with exposed moulded wood sashboxes within
raised architraves with keystones. Raised band above. Second floor has 3 3/6 sash
windows in similar architraves of ironstone. Wing to rear of coursed rubble with C20
concrete tile roof, coped gables and stone end stack with brick shaft. Two storeys.
Ovolo-moulded stone mullioned windows. To right is blocked 4-light window with
cornice over, doorway and small C20 addition to ground floor, and a 2-light and a
3-light window above. Cottage to north of coursed rubble with Welsh slate roof, coped
gable and stone stack with brick shaft. One and a half storeys. Central 4-centred
arched doorway with 2-light ovolo moulded stone mullioned window to left and similar
window of 3 lights to right, next to projecting cupboard with Collyweston stone slate
roof. Two 2-light gabled dormers. Interior: first floor room running full width of
street front (probably originally 2 rooms) with late C16/early C17 square panelling,
some reset, and decorative scroll-work frieze. West end of room has 4-centred-arched
stone fireplace and east end has similar fireplace but with cornice, which breaks
forward in 3 places. First floor room in rear wing also has 4-centred arched stone
fireplace. Ground floor room of rear wing has similar panelling to first floor front
room, but including a fluted pilaster and a massive fireplace with moulded wooden
bressummer and stone jambs.

Listing NGR: SP8664599694

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Source: English Heritage

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