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Description: Bog Cottage, Attached Garden Walls and Spring Chamber at Upton House
Date Listed: 30 May 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 306245
OS Grid Reference: SP3687845708
OS Grid Coordinates: 436878, 245708
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1085, -1.4629
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RATLEY AND UPTON UPTON
3/134 Bog Cottage, attached garden
30/05/67 walls and spring chamber at
(Formerly listed as Gardener's
house at Upton House)
Garden buiding converted to cottage, attached garden walls and spring chamber.
Late C17, with C20 alterations. Red Flemish bond brick with string course and
painted moulded wood cornice. Stone slate roof has stone coped gable parapets
with kneelers; stone and brick end stacks. Original plan indeterminate.
Symmetrical. 2 storeys and attic; 4 bays. Ground floor has unglazed openings,
with half-glazed 4-panelled door recessed in fourth bay. First floor has tall
18-pane sashes. Gauged brick segmental arches throughout. Pedimented roof
dormers with leaded 2-light casements above central bays. Return sides and rear
altered. Rear one storey and attic only, due to sloping site. Interior not
inspected. Probably built for Sir Rushout Cullen as a banqueting house
(Jackson-Stops). Attached walls to left and right. Late C17/early C18. Ironstone
rubble plinth, red Flemish bond brick and moulded stone coping. Spring chamber
attached to left wall C18. Brick simple chamber built against hillside.
Segmental brick arch with keystone. Interior brick vaulted.
(G. Jackson-Stops: Upton House, Warwickshire; (The National Trust) p.26).
Listing NGR: SP3687845708
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Source: English Heritage
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