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Uppingham Bookshop and the Sports Shop, Uppingham

Description: Uppingham Bookshop and the Sports Shop

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 10 November 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 186755

OS Grid Reference: SP8667499691
OS Grid Coordinates: 486674, 299691
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5881, -0.7221

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

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

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Listing Text

4/18 (north side)

10.11.55 No 9 (Uppingham
Bookshop) and the
sports shop (previously
listed as premises
adjoining Falcon Hotel
to east)

House, now 2 shops. C16/C17. Ashlar with Collyweston stone slate roof with coped
gables on decorative kneelers, stone end stacks. L-plan. Block to rear probably the
earlier. Two storeys and attic. Moulded plinth. Block to street: ground floor has
C20 carriageway to left and shop front by Albert Richardson to right. First floor has
4-light ovolo-moulded stone mullioned window to left and 2 6/6 sash windows in
architraves formed of reused ovolo mullions, the right-hand south window replacing
part of mullioned window of which 3 lights survive to right. Two 2-light gabled
dormers. Block to rear has central gable and 2 and 3-light mullioned windows, some
with cornice over, above C20 shop front. Stair turret in angle with coped gable and
mullioned windows, some blocked. From first floor level the original newel stair of
solid oak treads survives (lower part of stair has been removed but the treads appear
to have been reused to form cellar stair at rear). Larger first floor room of front
block has fine jowled stone fireplace with Tudor arch in square surround. Smaller
first floor room to west has early stained glass window of small panes set in
geometrically patterned leading. Sometime public house (The King's Head, later The
White Hynde).

Listing NGR: SP8667499691

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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