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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1024178



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Warwickshire

District: Stratford-on-Avon

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Ratley and Upton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 30-May-1967

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 306248

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RATLEY AND UPTON UPTON SP34SE 5/137 Temple at Temple Pool, Upton 30/05/67 House (Formerly listed as Temple at Temple Pool)

- II

Garden temple. c.1745. Attributed to Sanderson Miller. Ironstone ashlar with dressings and front of grey limestone ashlar. Tile roof with parapet. Single storey. 3-window range. Classical style. Four steps up to full width portico of single and 2 pairs of alternated Tuscan columns, entablature and steep central pediment. Plain railings to sides. Main block has angle pilasters and rusticated alternating quoins. Central glazed double-leaf doors with overlight and sashes all have stone lintels. Rear of 2 storeys due to steeply-sloping site. Upper part has rusticated quoins. Central sash, with small gablet above. Lower part has blocked round-archway. Interior noted as having classical moulded dado rail and cornice. Prominent position in the centre of the dam at the end of the Temple Pool. (Buildings of England: Warwickshire, p.439; G. Jackson-Stops; Upton House, Warwickshire (National Trust Guide) p.27; Upton House, Warwickshire Architectural Review, Vol LXIX, April 1931, p.126).

Listing NGR: SP3740844584

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Jackson Stops, G, Upton House Warwickshire27
Pevsner, N, Wedgwood, A, The Buildings of England: Warwickshire, (1966), 439
'Architectural Review' in Architectural Review, , Vol. 69, (1931), 126
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 42 Warwickshire,

National Grid Reference: SP 37408 44584


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