History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

Upton Court

A Grade II* Listed Building in Little Hereford, County of Herefordshire

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »
Street View
Contributor Photos »

Street View is the best available vantage point looking, if possible, towards the location of the building. In some locations, Street View may not give a view of the actual building, or may not be available at all. Where it is not available, the satellite view is shown instead.

Coordinates

Latitude: 52.2905 / 52°17'25"N

Longitude: -2.6592 / 2°39'32"W

OS Eastings: 355137

OS Northings: 266027

OS Grid: SO551660

Mapcode National: GBR BN.XVCW

Mapcode Global: VH84J.VPKF

Entry Name: Upton Court

Listing Date: 11 June 1959

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1167003

English Heritage Legacy ID: 150534

Location: Little Hereford, County of Herefordshire, SY8

County: County of Herefordshire

Civil Parish: Little Hereford

Traditional County: Herefordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Herefordshire

Church of England Parish: Little Hereford

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

Find accommodation in
Middleton on the Hill

Listing Text

LITTLE HEREFORD CP
SO 56 NE
5/44 Upton Court
ll.6.59
II*

Farmhouse. Late C16 or early C17 with later C17 additional wing, further
alterations of early C18, minor C20 alterations. Diagonal and ornamental
herringbone timber-framing with wattle-and-daub and painted brick infill,
sandstone rubble plinth and stacks with brick shafts, main western stack
has decorative shafts. South front refronted with brick, tiled roofs.
Irregular half-H plan with through-passage and later wing added to eastern
end, axial and lateral stacks, main entrance to north front through project-
ing two-storey porch. Two storeys with attics and part cellar. North front:
later wing to left with square panelled timber-framing and.largely refaced
in brick to ground floor; two 2-light and one 3-light casement windows,
one 3-light C20 window to ground floor to right of ledged door. Gable end
of cross-wing to right formerly with jettied upper storey now underbuilt
in brick, one 2-light and one 3-light casement window to upper floor and two
similar casements to ground floor. Central hall range to right has projecting
two-storey gabled porch with jettied upper storey on moulded bressummer, one
2-light casement window to upper floor, inner ledged door, hall to right has
two 2-light casement windws to both floors. Gable end of western cross-wing
to right with former jettied upper storey now underbuilt. One 3-light and
one single-light casement window to upper floor, one 3-light window to ground
floor. Interior retains mid-C17 panelling in a room in the east cross-wing.
The hall has later C17 panelling with a painting over the fireplace of a
house and garden, the south-west room also retains panelling of c1700 with
a hunting scene over the fireplace. Late C17 west staircase has turned
balusters and a moulded handrail. (RCHM, Vol 3, p 66).


Listing NGR: SO5513766027

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

Selected Sources

Source links go to a search for the specified title at Amazon. Availability of the title is dependent on current publication status. You may also want to check AbeBooks, particularly for older titles.

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.