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The Old Rectory, Wyddial

Description: The Old Rectory

Grade: II
Date Listed: 13 December 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 160370

OS Grid Reference: TL3727031577
OS Grid Coordinates: 537270, 231577
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9657, -0.0033

Location: Vicarage Road, Buntingford SG9 0UH

Locality: Wyddial
Local Authority: East Hertfordshire District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SG9 0UH

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Listing Text

(North side)

10/149 The Old Rectory


Rectory, now a house. Before 1840, probably for Rev. Charles Maxwell
rector 1836-89, rear extension late C19 but before 1895. White brick
with frilly white bargeboards and steep red tile roofs banded with
scalloped tiles. A symmetrical 2-storeys Gothick rectory facing E
with regular rear extension. Front has twin bargeboarded gables with
narrow recessed centre and projecting bargeboarded gabled single-storey
porch. Square-headed chamfered windows with tall margin-light recessed
wooden casements, transomed on Gd floor, with moulded stucco labels.
Framed and battened front door under pointed fanlight with tracery, in
open porch with chamfered Tudor arched entrance and small side windows.
Matching bargeboarded gable on S side but plain gable and simple
rectangular beaded casements on N side. S face of rear extension has a
large projecting bay, square on Gd floor but changing to octagonal with
pyramidial roof above. Tall chimneys with paired octagonal shafts

Listing NGR: TL3727031577

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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