Listed Buildings

Eight Listed Buildings in Upton are shown on the National Heritage List for England.

Upton Manor House

UPTON HIGH STREET SU5186 (North side) 11/169 Upton Manor House 25/10/51 (Formerly listed under Blewbury) GV II
Manor house, now house. C17, with early C18 additions, fenestration altered late C18. Knapped flint plinth; red brick in Flemish bond to right; red brick with flared headers in Flemish bond to left and to upper part of first floor to right; old plain-tile cross-gabled roof; various brick stacks. 2-storey, 3-window range. C20 six-panel part-glazed door to centre with moulded wood surround, overlight, and shaped hood on brackets. 16-pane unhorned sashes to ground and first floors left and right. 9-pane horned sash to first floor centre. Moulded brick band between ground and first floors. Originally 2-storey, 5-window range; the flat brick arches of the original fenestration and the blocked openings can be seen. Tile-hung cross-gables to left and right. Right return: 2-storey, 3-window range. Central 2-storey projecting bay, possibly former porch. C20 glazed doors to right. Irregular fenestration of sashes. Interior. Early C18 dog-leg staircase with wood baluster balustrade and wood panelled dado. Early C19 straight-flight staircase with stick balustrade. Open fireplaces to ground floor right. Mid or late C19 addition to left of 2-storey, 2-window range.

Well Cottage

UPTON STREAM ROAD SU5186 (North side) 11/173 Well Cottage GV II
House. C17. Uncoursed stone rubble, part-rendered and painted; thatch roof, half-hipped to left; end stack to right. Probably single-unit plan. Single storey and attic; single-window range. C20 door and porch to C19 lean-to addition to right return. 3-light casement to ground floor centre with wood lintel. Swept half-dormer to centre with 3-light casement. Interior not inspected but noted as having open fireplace to ground floor.


UPTON STREAM ROAD SU 5186 (north side) 11/175 Stocks – II
House. C17 with C20 alterations. Stone uncoursed rubble plinth; large timber- framing with angle-braces to first floor and C20 brick infill, some in herringbone pattern; thatch roof; brick ridge stack to centre. Probably originally 2-unit lobby entry plan. 2-storey, 2-window range. Plank door to centre. Irregular fenestration of C20 casements. Interior: C20 open-well staircase from ground floor to attic. Queen-post roof with wind braces. Chamfered spine beams to ground floor with ogee end stops. Open fireplace to ground floor left. Some, possibly C17, plank doors.

Church of St Mary

UPTON CHURCH STREET SU58NW (East side) 4/168 Church of Saint Mary 24/11/66 – II*
early C20 porch and Church. Probably C12; restored 1885, including flint facing; C20 porch and vestry. Coursed squared knapped flint to nave with stone quoins; unknapped flint to chancel; old plain-tile roof to nave; C19 plain-tile roof to chancel; C19 wood bell-cote with wood-shingle pyramidal roof to left. 4 and a half-bay nave with chancel plan. Plank door to centre of nave with romanesque round-arched doorway having zig-zag moulding. C20 timer-framed gabled porch. Lancet to left. C19 three-light stone mullion window to right with ogee-shaped heads to lights. Trefoil-topped paired lancet to left of chancel. Romanesque lancet to right of chancel. C19 three-lancet window to east end of chancel. Rear: lancets to chancel and nave. Lean-to vestry to right. Interior: C19 braced collar-truss roof to channel. C19 altar rail, choir stalls, and encaustic tiles to floor. Romanesque round chancel arch with dog-tooth moulding to imposts. Nave: C15 queen-strut roof with 2 rows of wind braces; Romanesque round stone font on C19 base. Round-arched doorway to vestry. (Buildings of England: Berkshire: 1975, p247; St. Mary’s Church, Upton by M. Chitty, 1984)


UPTON STREAM ROAD SU5186 (North side) 11/174 Crossings GV II
House. Dated 1706 to datestone to left return. Painted part-rendered squared coursed stone; old plain-tile roof, hipped to left; brick ridge stack to centre. 2-unit lobby-entry plan with wing to rear left. Single storey and attic; 2-window range. C20 plank door to centre with segmental brick head. 3-light wood casements to left and right having segmental brick heads. 2 raking dormers with 3-light casements. Interior not inspected.

Owlscote Manor Farmhouse

UPTON HIGH STREET SU5186 (North side) 11/170 Owlscote Manor Farmhouse 24/11/66 (Formerly listed as Owlscote) GV II
Farmhouse, now house. Mid C17 with C18 front. Red brick with flared headers in Flemish bond old plain-tile roof, hipped to left; brick ridge stack to centre, and stack to right. Probably 2-unit lobby-entry plan. 2-storey, 2-window range. Plank door to centre with segmental brick head and flat hood. C20 three-light casements to left and right with segmental brick heads. C20 three-light casements to first floor left and right. Painted wood dentil cornice to eaves. Wing to right. C17. Render, probably on timber-framing; large timber-framing, with rendered infill above; old plain-tile roof, half-hipped to right. Single storey and attic; single-day range. 3-light casement to ground floor. Gabled dormer with 3-light casement. Interior not inspected.

Old Stream Cottage and Springside Cottage

UPTON STREAM ROAD SU5186 (North side) 11/172 Springside Cottage and Old Stream Cottage GV II
House and addition, now 2 dwellings. Early C18, with C19 addition to right. Painted stone uncoursed rubble, part-rendered; old plain-tile roof; brick end stacks. 2-storey, 3-window range. C20 glazed door to centre with C20 lean-to porch. 2-light casements with wood lintels to all openings except single-light casement to first floor centre. C19 addition to right; painted brick; old plain-tile half-hipped roof. Single storey and attic; 2-bay range. C20 door to right with C20 porch. 3-light casement with segmental brick head to left. 3-light raking half-dormer to left. Interiors not inspected. Included for group value.

Barn and Granary approximately 20 metres west of Owlscote Manor Farmhouse

UPTON HIGH STREET SU5186 (North side) 11/171 Barn and granary approx 20m W 24/11/66 of Owlscote Manor Farmhouse (Formerly listed as Barn at Owlscot) GV II
Barn and granary. Probably C17, with C20 alterations. Red brick, with some areas of small timber-framing. C20 plain-tile roofs, hipped to barn, half-hipped to granary. Probably 8-bay barn. Irregular C20 fenestration. Interiors not inspected.