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Lawn Upton House, Littlemore

Description: Lawn Upton House

Grade: II
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

Location: 8 David Nicholls Close, Littlemore, Oxfordshire OX4 4PU

Locality: Littlemore
Local Authority: Oxford City Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX4 4PU

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Listing Text


SP/57 Lawn Upton House
- II

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

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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