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Description: The Old Rectory
Date Listed: 5 December 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 145392
OS Grid Reference: SU5819728395
OS Grid Coordinates: 458197, 128395
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0520, -1.1711
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SU 5828 CHERITON B3046
11/18 The Old Rectory
5.12.55 (formerly listed as The Rectory)
Rectory now private house. Late C17 altered C19, probably on site of earlier
building. Brick, old plain tile roof, lead ridges, 5 by 3 bay building within C19
service range attached to one side and rectangular 2 storey bay added to other.
Front 2 storeys and attic raised on basement. Central doorway approached by flight
of plain stone steps with wrought iron railings, 2-light casements either side in
basement. C18 6-panel door in architrave and rectangular fanlight with semi-circular
light cut in it. Moulded flat hood on heavy carved scroll brackets. In left bay
on both floors, C17 timber cross-windows. Similar window on 1st floor in 2nd bay
from left, inserted between it and around floor window C18 12-pane sash to form stair
light. To right are cross windows with C18 12-pane sashes below. Raised brick
window surrounds. Wide moulded timber cornice. Roof hipped with massive symmetrical
stacks, with pilasters on angles, on return ridges. Garden front is similar but with
1st floor string and late C18 sashes. Interior is mainly early C19 but staircase is
late C17 heavy oak with turned balusters, heavy moulded handrail and newel posts.
'Buildings of England'; N Pevsner; Penguin; 1966; p 164.
Listing NGR: SU5819528397
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