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UPCOT

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.

Name: UPCOT

List entry Number: 1252937

Location

UPCOT, BATH ROAD

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

County:

District: Wiltshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Marlborough

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 03-Sep-1973

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 310280

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

BATH ROAD 1. 5407 (North Side) Upcot SU 1768 4/128 3.9.73. II 2. 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 College.

Listing NGR: SU1768768794

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National Grid Reference: SU 17687 68794

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