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Description: Old Rectory
Date Listed: 4 June 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 127223
OS Grid Reference: SO9676912312
OS Grid Coordinates: 396769, 212312
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8094, -2.0483
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SO 91 SE ELKSTONE ELKSTONE VILLAGE
3/123 Old Rectory
(previously listed as Rectory)
Former rectory, now large country house. Early C18; back partly
rebuilt 1847 by Francis Niblett; late C20 loggia. Limestone
ashlar; imitation ashlar render to loggia; concrete interlocking
tile roof. 3-storey with cellar; double pile. Front of 3
storeys and 5 windows with central projecting single-storey porch;
all windows are round headed and all have original early C18 9-pane
sashes, the upper leaf of each with round head; rusticated
architraves with keystone linked to plain band above; keystones to
top floor windows link with modillion eaves cornice; spaced
rusticated quoins to match windows; porch doorway is round-headed
with plain architraves, keystone and imposts; 6-panel fielded door
with fanlight over to match windows; rusticated Tuscan pilasters;
very small round-headed 2-pane sashes with matching architraves to
sides of porch. Ashlar chimneys with unmoulded caps at back of
front range. Back range projects beyond front at north end;
parapet gables to both side elevations, those to back range having
ridge-mounted ashlar chimney stacks with unmoulded caps; at south
end of back range a 4-light recessed chamfered mullioned window
with hoodmould to cellar, presumably a survival from earlier house.
Back elevation of 3 storeys and 5 windows, the outer windows being
2-storey rectangular bays with tripartite window to each floor and
C19 sashes; three 9-pane sashes with plain architraves and one 6-
pane to top floor; 2 sashes to middle floor; projecting
rectangular loggia to ground floor has moulded cornice to parapet
roof and plain central opening flanked by unglazed window openings;
reached by flight of steps; 9-pane sashes to cellar.
Interior remodelled in C19. (D. Verey, Gloucestershire: The
Listing NGR: SO9676612309
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