Bog Cottage, attached garden walls and spring chamber at Upton House


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Bog Cottage, attached garden walls and spring chamber at Upton House


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Statutory Address:
Bog Cottage, attached garden walls and spring chamber at Upton House

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

Stratford-on-Avon (District Authority)
Ratley and Upton
National Grid Reference:
SP 36878 45708


SP34NE 3/134

RATLEY AND UPTON UPTON Bog Cottage, attached garden walls and spring chamber at Upton House (Formerly listed as Gardener's house at Upton House)


GV II Garden building 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. two storeys and attic; four bays. Ground floor has unglazed openings, with half-glazed four-panelled door recessed in fourth bay. First floor has tall eighteen-pane sashes. Gauged brick segmental arches throughout. Pedimented roof dormers with leaded two-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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Books and journals
Jackson Stops, G, Upton House Warwickshire26
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 42 Warwickshire,


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

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