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A Grade II Listed Building in Marlborough, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 51.4179 / 51°25'4"N

Longitude: -1.747 / 1°44'49"W

OS Eastings: 417687

OS Northings: 168794

OS Grid: SU176687

Mapcode National: GBR 4X7.33K

Mapcode Global: VHB46.NMSD

Entry Name: Upcot

Listing Date: 3 September 1973

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1252937

English Heritage Legacy ID: 310280

Location: Marlborough, Wiltshire, SN8

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Marlborough

Built-Up Area: Marlborough

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

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Listing Text

(North Side)
SU 1768 4/128 3.9.73.
1886. Architect Richard Norman Shaw. Additions by W G Newton of 1927-8 in same
materials and similar style. Red brick with some grey headers. 1st floor hung
with fish-scale tiles. Pitched tile roofs, one at east end half-hipped. Tall
brick stacks. 2 storeys and attics. 1st floor jettied on garden (south) front.
Entrance on end (west) elevation.
Main feature is projecting end stack, with diapered brick work near top, culminating
in paired stacks. Battened and studded door set in porch in antis, with depressed
brick barrel vault. Outer porch of wood and glass with scrolled consoles taking
a moulded cornice. 1st floor has 1 small casement and 1 coved oriel with casement
and moulded cornice. Attic floor has 1 small casement and door to iron fire-escape
which runs diagonally across the elevation.
Garden front has 2 canted bays with casements joined by moulded wooden cornice
on ground floor. 2 coved oriels with casements and moulded cornices on lst floor
1 attic dormer, tile hung, gabled, with casements. East end of this elevation
is timber framed with roughcast nogging, and has continuously glazed ground floor
with moulded wooden cornice, moulded bressumer on consoles, and small casement
on 1st floor.
Dormitory wing has 1 segment-headed doorway with fanlight, and 4 segment-headed
sashes on ground floor, and 3 sashes, 1 tripartite, on 1st floor. Extension
to east of this has 4 sashes on ground floor and 1 mullion-and-transom window
with glazing bars on 1st floor. East elevation of this extension has 3 curious
hipped dormers over the 1st floor windows.
Interior has characteristically Shavian "early Georgian" fireplaces and panelling
to dado level. Staircase of late C17 type, with closed string, square newels,
and slender vase-shaped balusters.
The house was built by Shaw as a minster's house with a dormitory behind for Marlborough

Listing NGR: SU1768768794

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