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The Old Rectory, Holwell

Description: The Old Rectory

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 October 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 163032

OS Grid Reference: TL1656833047
OS Grid Coordinates: 516568, 233047
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9837, -0.3040

Location: 10 Pirton Road, Holwell, Hertfordshire SG5 3SP

Locality: Holwell
Local Authority: North Hertfordshire District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SG5 3SP

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Listing Text

TL 1633 (East side)

9/22 The Old Rectory
- II

Rectory house, now a private house. 1831 (dated shield plaque on W side)
for Rand's Charity Trust (shield plaque with 'R/F.1706' on chimney to
right of porch on N side, for Rand's [Charity] founded 1706). Lower
service extension on E in 1870s. Red brick now painted, stucco bays
lined as ashlar, elaborate stucco moulded Gothic ornament, crenelated
parapets, finials, chimney corbels, etc. Steep pitched roofs. A tall
2-storeys house entered from N and facing onto garden at W and S. An
early and unusually elaborate Gothic rectory house, with large casement
windows, shafted chimneys, projecting chimneys some on decorated
corbels, rectangular 2-storeys bay on S flanked by moulded finials,
2-storeys gabled N porch. Interior has Tudor arched openings to porch
and staircase, and main rooms grouped round a central lobby. Sold as a
private house 1959.

Listing NGR: TL1656833047

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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