Description: Upham House
Date Listed: 22 August 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 310542
OS Grid Reference: SU2292777136
OS Grid Coordinates: 422927, 177136
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4927, -1.6711
SU 27 NW ALDBOURNE UPHAM
1/83 Upham House, Upper Upham
Mansion House, 1599, possibly including earlier work. Major
extension and alterations of 1909 - 1913 by Biddulph Pinchard.
Banded fine gritstone and flint. Stone slate roof with tile on
outbuildings. 2-storey, attic and cellars. 'E' plan with entrance
to cross passage of hall extending to right, narrower rooms to
rear. Wing to right containing servants hall and study. Main
elevation to south; symmetrical, 5 bays with 2-storey central
porch, round headed door with acanthus keyed archivolt and panelled
jambs and simple frieze and cornice on acanthus corbels. Roundels
in spandrils. Frieze with initials of builder, Richard Goddard
and wife, Elizabeth Walrond, and eye window above with initials TG
and AG of Richard's parents. Projecting 2-storey bay windows in
1st and 5th bays, but inset from ends of building: 4-light
mullioned and transomed windows, 3-light in intervening bays.
Shaped gables over bays and porch, early C20 rebuild. Small hipped
dormer in roof with gable parapet and stacks. Earlier dormers
suppressed. Rear elevation of 3 gables with door of 1922, stone
mullioned windows and brick stacks. Wing to left in Jacobean
style, 2-storey and attic with left terminal bay having 2-storey
canted mullioned and transomed window bay and large gable. 4-flued
stack with octagonal shafts. Bays 2 and 4 have flush gable
Interior: Raised dais in hall. Stair of c1700 to rear. Plaster
ceiling to drawing room with caryatid chimneypiece on first floor.
(Reference: Country Life 1 August 1922 and W. A. M. XXVIII, 84-6).
Listing NGR: SU2292777136
Source: English Heritage
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