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Rectory Farmhouse, Kemerton

Description: Rectory Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 July 1959
English Heritage Building ID: 148526

OS Grid Reference: SO9457936693
OS Grid Coordinates: 394579, 236693
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0286, -2.0804

Location: Kemerton, Worcestershire GL20 7HY

Locality: Kemerton
Local Authority: Wychavon District Council
County: Worcestershire
Country: England
Postcode: GL20 7HY

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Listing Text

SO 9436 - 9536
12/74 13/5 Rectory Farmhouse
30-7-59 (formerly listed as
Old Rectory House)

Shown on OS map as The Old Rectory and Rectory Farm Cottages.
Rectory and farmhouse, now divided into two dwellings. C16, rebuilt in 1678
by the Rev Nathaniel Lye, with further mid-C19 and mid-C20 alterations and
additions. Roughcast limestone and brick, slate roof with gable-end parapets
and two tall brick stacks to rear of main roof, brick ridge stacks to east wing.
L-plan. Two storeys and attic with chamfered plinth and moulded eaves cornice.
Main south front elevation: five bays. Windows are all original 15-pane sashes
with thick glazing bars and raised surrounds; first floor windows have moulded
ashlar sills. At the eastern end there is a small rectangular light on both
floors. The central entrance has a shell hood on ornately carved brackets,
a rusticated surround, a door with raised and fielded panels and a transom
light with two glazing bars. At the west gable end there is an attic light.
The east wing is also of five bays. In the angle with the main front are a
ground and first floor blocked window, two first floor replacement cross-casements
and two blocked doorways, one with a transom light and two glazing bars; all
openings have raised surrounds. There is a single-bay wing at the south gable
end, lower in height, with a 15-pane C20 window on the first floor. At the
west end of the main range is a single-storey C19 wing with a 3-light casement
in its front elevation. Interior: main part noted as having retained a panelled
ground floor room. The east wing incorporates part of the original C16 building
said to have been a substantial hall house. (VCH, Vol 8, p 217 (Glos); BoE, p 202).

Listing NGR: SO9457936693

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Source: English Heritage

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