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Old Rectory South, Dumbleton

Description: Old Rectory South

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 July 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 135169

OS Grid Reference: SP0170535911
OS Grid Coordinates: 401705, 235911
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0216, -1.9766

Location: Dairy Lane, Dumbleton, Gloucestershire WR11 6TP

Locality: Dumbleton
Local Authority: Tewkesbury Borough Council
County: Gloucestershire
Country: England
Postcode: WR11 6TP

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Listing Text


2/73 Old Rectory South
(formerly listed as Old Rectory)


Part of former rectory (q.v. The Old Rectory North). Mid-late
C16; substantial alterations to the interior mid C20. Ground
floor: coursed squared and dressed limestone; close-studded and
small square-panelled timber framing with some decorative timber
work to the first floor at front; close-studded timber framing to
rear; artificial stone slate roof, ashlar stacks. Rectangular
range with shallow projecting chimney gable at right angles to the
south; house includes one bay of the early C18 range at right
angles to the north. C20 flat-roofed extension to rear, not of
special interest. Symmetrical fenestration to the gable facing
the road: two early C18 cross windows with wooden mullions to the
ground floor; two similar but larger cross windows to the first
floor one C20; C20 four-light casement to the gable; projecting
chimney gable to the right-hand return. Two cross windows to the
early C18 range to the right. Single-light window with double-
chamfered stone surround to the left-hand return. C18 cross
window to the left possibly within the blocking of an earlier
opening. Projecting chimney gable now with a wide C20 segmental-
headed entrance cutting a string course. Late C18-early C19 two-
light casement above. Two C20 cross windows to the rear; C20
casements to the first floor and attic. All windows with glazing
bars. Flat coping to chimney gables; composite stacks with
moulded cappings.
Interior: C20 staircase; beams with elongated moulded stops on
ground floor; beams with deep flat chamfers in the principal
bedroom; blocked ogee-arched doorway with a wooden frame from the
same room; small basket headed limestone fireplace with jewelled
stops; another similar fireplace removed at the time of resurvey
(March 1987).

Listing NGR: SP0170535911

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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