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Uppingham Bookshop and the Sports Shop

A Grade II* Listed Building in Uppingham, Rutland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.5881 / 52°35'17"N

Longitude: -0.7221 / 0°43'19"W

OS Eastings: 486674

OS Northings: 299691

OS Grid: SP866996

Mapcode National: GBR CSK.Q8H

Mapcode Global: WHFL1.W6BQ

Entry Name: Uppingham Bookshop and the Sports Shop

Listing Date: 10 November 1955

Last Amended: 15 October 1984

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1073182

English Heritage Legacy ID: 186755

Location: Uppingham, Rutland, LE15

County: Rutland

Civil Parish: Uppingham

Built-Up Area: Uppingham

Traditional County: Rutland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Rutland

Church of England Parish: Uppingham St Peter and St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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Listing Text

SP 8699-8799 UPPINGHAM HIGH STREET EAST
4/18 (north side)

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


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

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