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The Old Rectory

A Grade II* Listed Building in Charnwood, Leicestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.7748 / 52°46'29"N

Longitude: -1.2045 / 1°12'16"W

OS Eastings: 453758

OS Northings: 319984

OS Grid: SK537199

Mapcode National: GBR 8KT.28Y

Mapcode Global: WHDHQ.GJM4

Entry Name: The Old Rectory

Listing Date: 15 March 1965

Last Amended: 5 November 1984

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1320404

English Heritage Legacy ID: 189453

Location: Charnwood, Leicestershire, LE11

County: Leicestershire

District: Charnwood

Town: Charnwood

District Council Ward: Loughborough Lemyngton

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Loughborough All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text

SK 5319 NE & SK 52 SW RECTORY PLACE
10/82 & 2/82 (north side)

15.3.65 The Old Rectory
(formerly listed as
The Rectory)

II*


Two bays of medieval hall-house, now ruinous, with part of lower end rebuilt as
museum. Late C13 or early C14 and later. Coursed rubble with ashlar dressings.
Walls thickened, perhaps in C16 - cross passage doors (and probably also the
windows) had 2-centred arches to exterior, 4-centred to interior. Lower end,
3 arched doorways (central one mutilated) into service area linked by ashlar
surround, with fine Geometrical traceried spandrels. Low cusped-headed doorway
leading to staircase on right. Left-hand return front of lower end incorporates
some old timbers arranged when this block was rebuilt as museum in the 1960s. At
rear, part of ashlar surround to doorway opposite central opening from hall
survives, below coping for gable of building beyond, presumably kitchen. Single-
light cusped opening to first floor. The Rectory was enlarged at later dates -
notably after a fire in 1826 - but in 1962 all save the medieval parts was
demolished.


Listing NGR: SK5375819984

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