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Description: The Old Rectory
Date Listed: 16 July 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 156070
OS Grid Reference: SP0303473324
OS Grid Coordinates: 403034, 273324
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3580, -1.9569
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SP 07 SW ALVECHURCH CP OLD RECTORY LANE (east side)
6/17 The Old Rectory
Rectory, now house. Second half C15, clad and raised in early C18, with late
C19 and some late C20 alterations. Timber-frame clad in painted brick with
tile roof. H-plan, hall range aligned east/west with two-bay hall to east,
two-bay service to west; west cross-wing a later addition, east cross-wing
at upper end is also C15. Garden front (south): the two gabled cross-wings
project slightly, that to left has a stone coped verge and a blind window
to the attic, bands to ground floor; right-hand wing has two bands and main
range one to ground floor; 1 + 7 + 1 windows: 2-light casements to cross-wings,
others are timber cross-windows (there is a further narrow window at each end of
the main range, which is blocked); ground floor similar except for entrance in
place of the window to right of centre and French casements to cross-wings.
Main entrance in north front has a C19 gabled porch. Lateral stack to east
cross-wing is of brick on a stone plinth with two stumps of 6-point star-plan
shafts. Interior: exposed framing visible in most rooms of east cross-wing,
which also has a C18 staircase with turned balusters. (Typescript report and
drawings by S J Price (1984) in files of Department of Local History, Birmingham
City Museums and Art Gallery).
Listing NGR: SP0303473324
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Source: English Heritage
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