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Upton House

A Grade II Listed Building in Llandovery, Carmarthenshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9958 / 51°59'44"N

Longitude: -3.797 / 3°47'49"W

OS Eastings: 276719

OS Northings: 234567

OS Grid: SN767345

Mapcode National: GBR Y4.JGSC

Mapcode Global: VH5F3.43JB

Entry Name: Upton House

Listing Date: 18 June 2004

Last Amended: 18 June 2004

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 82910

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Situated opposite junction with Victoria Crescent.

County: Carmarthenshire

Community: Llandovery (Llanymddyfri)

Community: Llandovery

Built-Up Area: Llandovery

Traditional County: Carmarthenshire

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History

House in terrace of earlier C19 origins altered in later C19 . Probably first built before 1836 by William Williams, owner of Ty Cerrig, No 42, next door, recorded as occupied by William Marsden draper in 1836, and tenanted by various shops through C19. Rees Bishop, draper, of Upton House, died in 1890, his widow remained there afterwards.

Exterior

House in terrace of 3 bays and 2 and a half storeys. Slate gabled roof without chimneys, and 2 gables, bracketed eaves. Roughcast facade with stucco dressings, long and short quoins to left and right, and shouldered surrounds with keystones to windows of main floors. Renewed horned sashes with marginal glazing bars, smaller windows to attic with keystones only. Recessed C20 panelled door with plain rectangular overlight and no surround.

Reasons for Listing

Included as terraced house of earlier C19 origins, of group value with No 42.

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