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Latitude: 51.8117 / 51°48'42"N
Longitude: -1.6512 / 1°39'4"W
OS Eastings: 424140
OS Northings: 212621
OS Grid: SP241126
Mapcode National: GBR 5SV.9BW
Mapcode Global: VHBZS.BQFJ
Plus Code: 9C3WR86X+MG
Entry Name: Lower Upton Farmhouse
Listing Date: 12 September 1955
Last Amended: 1 March 1990
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1225449
English Heritage Legacy ID: 421827
Location: Burford, West Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX18
Civil Parish: Burford
Traditional County: Oxfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire
Church of England Parish: Burford
Church of England Diocese: Oxford
BURFORD AND UPTON UPTON
SP2412-2512 Lower Upton Farmhouse
5/218 (Previously listed as
12.9.55 part of Upton Farm House
and Five Barns)
Farmhouse. Looks early C18 but with C16 and C17 features incorporated;
restored early C19 and probably later. Rubble with Cotswold stone roofs.
2 storeys and attic, cellar under south part. 3 gables to west, the
central one hipped over large rounded stair turret, to left a chimney.
Irregular fenestration, casements mostly with wood casements. Long
single-storey range at right-angles to west. The rear (east) dominated by
the paired square stacks on gable to south; here the house is 3-storeyed,
gable with chimneys to left, 2 windows, C19 sashes, to right. Return to
north has a range of 3-light mullion windows with drips (replaced on
ground floor by a glazing-bar sash window). Interior: Main range has
intersecting chamfered beams, a spiral stair, and a large open fireplace
with wooden bressummer and a continuous chamfer. West range incorporates
a 3½-bay C16 structure, probably originally a 1½ bay open hall with
smoke bay and a 2-bay 2-storied section, parts of the floor structure of
which survive. The central truss is framed into a tiebeam with early
infill but the mid-unit trusses have curved feet and 2 collars, morticed
for queen struts: Trenches, purlins survive, but rafters and ridge have
been renewed. This range may have been part of Upton Mill, mentioned in
BOE: Oxfordshire; ex.inf. Michael Laithwaite.
Listing NGR: SP2414012621
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