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Description: Old Rectory
Date Listed: 30 September 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 131828
OS Grid Reference: SO8079314190
OS Grid Coordinates: 380793, 214190
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8260, -2.2801
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SO 81 SW QUEDGELEY SCHOOL LANE
5/166 Old Rectory
Formerly detached rectory house; now flats. c1840 by Francis
Niblett. Coursed rubble with ashlar dressings; ashlar chimneys;
shaped-tile roof. Square Cotswold style block; 2-storey with
attic; 2 single-storey service wings at north end. East front:
central parapet gable above 3-window fenestration; central Tudor-
arched moulded doorway with hoodmould and blank shields in
spandrels; 3-light recessed chamfered mullioned casements flanking
doorway, each with hoodmould; central 2-light with hood to upper
floor flanked by 3-lights; 2-light attic casement with hood in
parapet gable with cross roll saddle; row of 3 diagonal chimneys
with moulded caps behind ridge to right of gable; cluster of 4 to
left of gable. South side: asymmetrical with projecting parapet
gabled end to right; 3-window 3-light fenestration except 2-light
attic casement in gable; gabled roof dormer to left with 2-light
casement. West side: asymmetrical with projecting parapet gabled
end to right; casements as before 2- and 3-light; large single-
storey canted bay with hipped roof to recessed left gable has
Tudor-arched moulded doorway with hoodmould and blank shields in
spandrels; glazed door; upper part of gable has shaped-tile
hanging, pierced by attic casement; row of 3 eaves-mounted
diagonal chimney shafts with moulded caps to left of projecting
right gable. North side: 2 parapet gables with scattered 2- and
3-light fenestration; hipped roof to single-storey service room to
left; service room with lean-to roof to right has side wall
extended with Tudor archway.
Interior not inspected. Forms part of group with Church of St.
James (q.v.). (D. Verey, Gloucestershire: The Vale and the
Forest of Dean, 1976.)
Listing NGR: SO8079314190
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Source: English Heritage
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