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Description: The Old Rectory
Date Listed: 17 May 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 165796
OS Grid Reference: SE8431211098
OS Grid Coordinates: 484312, 411098
Latitude/Longitude: 53.5897, -0.7277
SE 81 SW GUNNESS DONCASTER ROAD
3/39 The Old Rectory
Rectory, now house. 1864-6, with minor alterations of 1885-6, by the
diocesan architect, James Fowler of Louth. Rock-faced limestone with
ashlar dressings, plain tiled roof with lead copings and wrought iron
finials. Gothic Revival style. 3 rooms wide by 2 rooms deep with rear
services extension. 2 storeys, irregular fenestration. Balanced
asymmetrical front: central full height bay containing entrance and
stairs projects under a hipped roof, with another projecting bay to the
right. Chamfered plinth, flush ashlar quoins, moulded string course.
Plank door with decorative strap hinges in ashlar surround with flanking
colonnettes and moulded lintel with small casements to left and right,
the latter with leaded lights. To the right a 3-light window divided by
colonnettes with foliated capitals. First floor has a large cross
mullion and transom stair window and a narrow sash in the central bay, a
smaller cross window on the left and a 3-light window divided by square
foliated mullions on the right. Pointed relieving arches to openings in
the central bay. llodi,,lli,on eaves cornice. Hipped roof with
projections, crested ridge tiles and decorative finials. Axial chimneys
have tumbled-in bases, octagonal shafts with carved roundels, cornices
and tapered octagonal pots. Right return has ground floor bay with
foliated jambs and a mullionqd oriel. Interior: main oak staircase with
fret balustrade and carved Gothic details, and other original features.
Listing NGR: SE8431211098
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Source: English Heritage
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