Description: Lawn Upton House
Date Listed: 23 September 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 246519
OS Grid Reference: SP5378802684
OS Grid Coordinates: 453788, 202684
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7203, -1.2227
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SP 50 SW LITTLEMORE SANDFORD ROAD
SP/57 Lawn Upton House
House in Gothic style C1846; built for Charles Crawley (Crawley Coat of Arms over
oriel window). 2 storeys H plan, the wings on the north side added by W Herschel
in the later C19. Coursed, squared limestone rubble with freestone dressings. Tiled
roof with coped gables and multiform ashlar ridge stacks. Coped, gabled dormers.
Casement windows with mullions and glazing bars. 1st floor oriel window to south wing.
Octagonal staircase turret in corner between main range and south wing. Arched doorway
with panelled door. The site has associations with John Henry Newman who proposed to
found a monastic house here before his conversion to Rome in 1845.
Listing NGR: SP5378802684
Source: English Heritage
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