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Old Rectory West House, Wycliffe with Thorpe

Description: Old Rectory West House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 28 October 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 111795

OS Grid Reference: NZ1158314291
OS Grid Coordinates: 411583, 514291
Latitude/Longitude: 54.5238, -1.8225

Locality: Wycliffe with Thorpe
County: Durham
Country: England
Postcode: DL12 9TS

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Listing Text


7/204 Old Rectory
West House


House, formerly a wing of the Rectory. Probably early C18. Rubble, largely
river cobbles; right return rendered and colour-washed; stone slate roof.
West elevation 2 storeys on basement, 4 bays; 4-pane casements and 4-pane sash
to ground floor, and four 12-pane sashes above. At far right, a garderobe
projection with small 1st-floor window and exit chute near foot of wall.
Coped left gable with small end stack; roof hip-ended to right. Right return
shows two 4-pane sashes on each floor; garderobe projection on left has
renewed door.

Entrance through garderobe turret is an unusual vernacular feature.

Interior includes 2 rooms on the 1st floor of the Old Rectory building (q.v.).

Listing NGR: NZ1158314292

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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