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Upton House & Gardens

1930's style

Upton House & Garden

Home of Lord and Lady Bearsted in the 1930’s this house became a bank (an arm of Shell, where Lord Bearsted was the Director) in WWII and helped to fund the war effort.

Today the house is known for its art collections including porcelain, artworks by El Greco and Stubbs and Art Deco style including a red and silver bathroom.

The tiered gardens reflect the glory days of the 1930s, when they were designed by Welsh-born garden designer “Kitty” Lloyd-Jones with Lady Bearsted, incorporating lovely combinations of both soft and strong colours.

My image published with kind permission from the National Trust.

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Upton House, Banbury, Warwickshire, OX15 6HT

Upton House & Gardens

Stratford & Around


Historic Homes & Gardens

Text © Alison Plummer

Image by Alison Plummer