FALCON HOTEL ANNEXE JT BACKUS MURRAY

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1073181
Date first listed:
10-Nov-1955
Date of most recent amendment:
15-Oct-1984
Statutory Address:
FALCON HOTEL ANNEXE, HIGH STREET EAST
Statutory Address:
JT BACKUS, 7, HIGH STREET EAST
Statutory Address:
MURRAY, 5, HIGH STREET EAST

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Location

Statutory Address:
FALCON HOTEL ANNEXE, HIGH STREET EAST
Statutory Address:
JT BACKUS, 7, HIGH STREET EAST
Statutory Address:
MURRAY, 5, HIGH STREET EAST

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

District:
Rutland (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Uppingham
National Grid Reference:
SP 86645 99694

Details

SP 8699-8799 UPPINGHAM HIGH STREET EAST 4/16 (north side)

10.11.55 Nos 5 (Murray) and 7 (J T Backus) and Falcon Hotel Annexe (previously listed as premises next west of Falcon Hotel) GV II*

House and cottage, now part of hotel, incorporating shops. Late C16/early C17 with C18 street front heightened C19. Block to street with wing and cottage to rear. Block to street of ironstone ashlar with some paler stone dressings, Welsh slate roof, coped gables and stone end stacks. Three storeys. Ground floor has 2 C20 shop fronts. First floor has 5 6/6 sash windows with exposed moulded wood sashboxes within raised architraves with keystones. Raised band above. Second floor has 3 3/6 sash windows in similar architraves of ironstone. Wing to rear of coursed rubble with C20 concrete tile roof, coped gables and stone end stack with brick shaft. Two storeys. Ovolo-moulded stone mullioned windows. To right is blocked 4-light window with cornice over, doorway and small C20 addition to ground floor, and a 2-light and a 3-light window above. Cottage to north of coursed rubble with Welsh slate roof, coped gable and stone stack with brick shaft. One and a half storeys. Central 4-centred arched doorway with 2-light ovolo moulded stone mullioned window to left and similar window of 3 lights to right, next to projecting cupboard with Collyweston stone slate roof. Two 2-light gabled dormers. Interior: first floor room running full width of street front (probably originally 2 rooms) with late C16/early C17 square panelling, some reset, and decorative scroll-work frieze. West end of room has 4-centred-arched stone fireplace and east end has similar fireplace but with cornice, which breaks forward in 3 places. First floor room in rear wing also has 4-centred arched stone fireplace. Ground floor room of rear wing has similar panelling to first floor front room, but including a fluted pilaster and a massive fireplace with moulded wooden bressummer and stone jambs.

Listing NGR: SP8664599694

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
186753
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 12 May 2002
Reference: IOE01/06674/34
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