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Bog Cottage, Attached Garden Walls and Spring Chamber at Upton House

A Grade II Listed Building in Ratley and Upton, Warwickshire

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Latitude: 52.1085 / 52°6'30"N

Longitude: -1.4629 / 1°27'46"W

OS Eastings: 436878

OS Northings: 245708

OS Grid: SP368457

Mapcode National: GBR 6QR.WG6

Mapcode Global: VHBYJ.L8GG

Entry Name: Bog Cottage, Attached Garden Walls and Spring Chamber at Upton House

Listing Date: 30 May 1967

Last Amended: 8 April 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1355552

English Heritage Legacy ID: 306245

Location: Ratley and Upton, Stratford-on-Avon, Warwickshire, OX15

County: Warwickshire

District: Stratford-on-Avon

Civil Parish: Ratley and Upton

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Warwickshire

Church of England Parish: Ratley St Peter ad Vincula

Church of England Diocese: Coventry

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Listing Text

3/134 Bog Cottage, attached garden
30/05/67 walls and spring chamber at
Upton House
(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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