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Lawn Upton House

A Grade II Listed Building in Littlemore, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.7203 / 51°43'13"N

Longitude: -1.2227 / 1°13'21"W

OS Eastings: 453788

OS Northings: 202684

OS Grid: SP537026

Mapcode National: GBR 8ZK.3PD

Mapcode Global: VHCY1.R1F1

Entry Name: Lawn Upton House

Listing Date: 23 September 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1047635

English Heritage Legacy ID: 246519

Location: Littlemore, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX4

County: Oxfordshire

District: Oxford

Civil Parish: Littlemore

Built-Up Area: Oxford

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Littlemore

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text


SP/57 Lawn Upton House
- II

House in Gothic style C1846; built for Charles Crawley (Crawley Coat of Arms over
oriel window). 2 storeys H plan, the wings on the north side added by W Herschel
in the later C19. Coursed, squared limestone rubble with freestone dressings. Tiled
roof with coped gables and multiform ashlar ridge stacks. Coped, gabled dormers.
Casement windows with mullions and glazing bars. 1st floor oriel window to south wing.
Octagonal staircase turret in corner between main range and south wing. Arched doorway
with panelled door. The site has associations with John Henry Newman who proposed to
found a monastic house here before his conversion to Rome in 1845.

Listing NGR: SP5378802684

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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