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The Old Rectory, Ripple

Description: The Old Rectory

Grade: II
Date Listed: 11 August 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 152590

OS Grid Reference: SO8764737784
OS Grid Coordinates: 387647, 237784
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0383, -2.1815

Location: Station Road, Ripple, Worcestershire GL20 6HQ

Locality: Ripple
Local Authority: Malvern Hills District Council
County: Worcestershire
Country: England
Postcode: GL20 6HQ

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Listing Text


The Old Rectory
(formerly listed as
11.8.52 The Rectory)

- II

Former rectory 1726 built for Rev John Holte, rector 1727-34. Formal square
plan house, red brick, 2 storey and attic with hipped double-valley roof.
3 dormers to West and East sides, 1 to South. Moulded wood eaves and stone
chamfered quoins. 5 window range to West, entrance, front. Exposed box glazing
bar sashes with stone sills and panelled keystones with small cornice strips.
Gauged brick window heads. Central stone doorcase, moulded shouldered surround
with frieze and pediment. 6 panel door with rectangular fanlight over. South
front 5 windows to ground floor, 3 lengthened in early C19, 6 windows to 1st
floor. East side, 5 window range. 4 of windows with original thick glazing
bars. Projecting at right angles is brick and stone screen wall, one window
range, 2 storey, arched window heads with stone keystones and dummy glazing
bars painted in heads. Rear gabled stone North wing, much rebuilt, reputedly
C15 in origin with fireplace in cellar (V.C.H).
Interior: part early C19, original square framed newel stair altered only in
bottom flight. Early C18 cornice and panelling to SW corner room.

Listing NGR: SO8764437784

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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