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The Old Rectory, North Cerney

Description: The Old Rectory

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 February 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 131252

OS Grid Reference: SP0176007788
OS Grid Coordinates: 401760, 207788
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7688, -1.9759

Location: North Cerney, Gloucestershire GL7 7BZ

Locality: North Cerney
Local Authority: Cotswold District Council
County: Gloucestershire
Country: England
Postcode: GL7 7BZ

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Listing Text

SP01 075 -
02 075
16/229 The Old Rectory
(formerly listed as Rectory and
4.2.52 Stable Block)


Former rectory now house, built 1694 by Rev. John Coxe. Incised
render; stone slate roof, ashlar stacks. 'U'-shaped plan. Flat-
roofed extension inserted in the courtyard and to the rear not of
special interest. Two storeys attic and cellar. Formerly
symmetrical 7-windowed entrance (east) front lit by 12-pane sashes
with ovolo-moulded surrounds; 3-windows to the left of the door
elongated 8-pane sashes. Cenral double door (up 3 stone steps)
with fielded panels with moulded architraves and keystones which
are extended up to meet a continuous dripmould; similar dripmould
above the first floor windows; 3 segmental-headed roof dormers with
6-pane sashes; C19 gabled wrought iron porch. Two and 3-light
double-chamfered stone-mullioned casements and an ovolo-moulded
cross window at the rear. Single-storey C20 porch rear right.
Right-hand return: a flat roofed single-storey bow window (added
c1828) lit by three 12-pane sashes with dressed stone architraves
and keystones; band and moulded cornice above windows; tripartite
sash above the bow window; painted arms of University College
Oxford to the right; fenestration otherwise 12-pane sashes with
ovolo-moulded surrounds. Hipped roof with projecting and axial
stacks with moulded capping.
Interior: original C17 dogleg staircase with turned balusters and
ramped handrail. Bolection moulded architraves formerly in hall
now removed.
(D. Verey, The Buildings of England: The Cotswolds, 1979).

Listing NGR: SP0175607791

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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