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Description: The Old Rectory
Date Listed: 17 October 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 165860
OS Grid Reference: SE9915216716
OS Grid Coordinates: 499152, 416716
Latitude/Longitude: 53.6376, -0.5018
SE 91 NE SAXBY ALL SAINTS MAIN STREET
7/60 The Old Rectory
Vicarage, now house. 1853 by William Reid Carson of Leeds. Yellow brick in
Flemish bond with red brick and ashlar dressings. Pantile roof. Gothic
Revival style. L-shaped on plan: double-depth main section with wing to
rear. Garden Fronts to west and south, entrance to north. Balanced
asymmetrical west front: 2 storeys, with 2-storey and attic gabled section
to left; 3 bays. Plinth with red brick base and stringcourse; central
segmental-arched sliding sash to cellar. Square bay window to right with
pair of flat-headed cellar openings with iron grilles, pair of sashes with
chamfered ashlar lintels and cills, and coped parapet. Projecting canted
bay window to left with 3 similar sashes and ashlar dressings. Central
stair window with pair of round-headed sashes in wide round-arched reveal
with red brick ornament in tympanum. Two red brick stringcourses at first
floor level. Pair of first floor sashes to left under segmental arches,
with similar attic sash, red brick stringcourses and cross motif in gable
above. Corbelled brick cornice to right. Double-span roof with central
gabled dormer, stone-coped gables with shaped kneelers. Large partly-
projecting end stack to left and axial stack to right with stepped and
cogged brick cornices, red brick stringcourses and tapered square pots.
Right return: similar details, canted and square ground floor bay windows
and twin main gables with gable set back between. Left return: flight of 6
stone steps to central round-arched opening to internal porch with part-
glazed Gothic-style door flanked by round-headed recessed sashes with
chamfered ashlar cills. Similar segmental-arched sashes and details to
Garden Fronts. Interior: original features include staircase with turned
balusters, wood and marble chimneypieces, moulded plaster cornices, panelled
window shutters and doors in architraves.
Listing NGR: SE9915216716
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