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Description: The Old Rectory
Date Listed: 12 February 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 131282
OS Grid Reference: SP0190809792
OS Grid Coordinates: 401908, 209792
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7868, -1.9737
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SP 00 NW
6/258 The Old Rectory
Former rectory. Early-mid C19. Ashlar south and west fronts,
otherwise coursed squared and dressed limestone; stone slate roof
with ashlar stacks. Basically rectangular plan with further range
at right angles at rear. C20 extensiion to the east not of special
interest. Two storeys, attic and cellar. Symmetrical 3-windowed
entrance front lit by 12-pane sashes (one blind); band between the
storeys; parapet with moulded cornice. Central 6-panelled C19
door with the upper 2 panels glazed within a flat-roofed porch with
a moulded cornice and low parapet. Two 2-light lead-roofed
casements to the attics. Symmetrical 1:3:1-windowed south front
lit by 12-pane sashes; band between floors; parapet with moulded
cornice; single 3-light lead-roofed dormer. Hipped roofs with off-
Interior: open well staircase with stick balusters; decorative
brackets to risers and fluted newel post; shutters. Room to the
left of the entrance contains a cast iron grate with geometric and
floral decoration surrounded by hand-painted tiles depicting
pastoral scenes; painted wooden surround decorated with Greek key
pattern and egg and dart mouldings; pulvinated frieze with bound
oak leaf decoration. (Property of Rendcomb College).
Listing NGR: SP0190709789
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Source: English Heritage
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