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Latitude: 52.0048 / 52°0'17"N
Longitude: -2.1576 / 2°9'27"W
OS Eastings: 389278
OS Northings: 234051
OS Grid: SO892340
Mapcode National: GBR 1JK.7BB
Mapcode Global: VH93M.KW70
Entry Name: Uplands Residential Home
Listing Date: 25 April 1994
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1204423
English Heritage Legacy ID: 376562
Location: Tewkesbury, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, GL20
Civil Parish: Tewkesbury
Traditional County: Gloucestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire
Church of England Parish: Tewkesbury St Mary the Virgin (Tewkesbury Abbey)
Church of England Diocese: Gloucester
SO83SE A38, The Mythe
859-1/2/386 (East side (off))
Uplands Residential Home
Residential home for the elderly, formerly private house. Mid
to late C18, C19 additions. Rendered brickwork,
asbestos-cement slate roof. A symmetrical square block with
recessed centre entrance bay. Central hall with flanking
rooms, transverse staircase to right.
2 storeys and basement, 2:1:2-windowed; At first floor all
12-pane sashes. Ground floor has 2 square projecting C19 bays
with paired sashes, upper with bars, lower with plate glass.
Recessed to centre a good 6-panel door in fluted pilasters and
moulded architrave, with fanlight, under projecting balcony
carried on fluted Doric columns in antis, to flat entablature
under C20 balcony railing. The portico is set on 3 steps with
nosings, between stone balustrades to square panelled piers.
The front has a moulded cornice, blocking course, and coped
parapet. Return to left is plain rendered wall with a central
12-pane sash at each floor, and a C20 gabled porch over steps
to basement. 2 eaves stacks. A long C20 wing to the left
(Uplands Cottage) is not included.
Right return has central stair window, 12-pane with radial
head, and two 2-light casements at each level to right. 2
To left a late C19 glazed conservatory to flat roof, with
central section brought forward to 5-faceted bow.
The back has three 12-pane sashes at first floor, above a pair
of French doors, and central door in arch with fanlight,
covered by glazed passageway to the attached wing.
INTERIOR has finely detailed cornices, and 6-panel fielded
doors in fluted architraves. Room to left has white painted
fire surround with moulded mantel with swags and enrichments;
in back wall is a wide elliptical-headed recess with fluted
pilasters and rosettes. A similar recess in room to right has
been partly covered by an inserted partition. From this room
an elliptical arch gives access to the conservatory.
A wide elliptical arch with fluted pilasters and moulded
architrave leads to the transverse stair hall with delicate
open-well stair with stick balusters and wreathed mahogany
handrail. On the axis of the entrance a passage leads to good
6-panel door at the back of the building.
The house is in a prominent position on Mythe Hill, with views
to and from the town.
Listing NGR: SO8927834051
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