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The Old Rectory, Ickham and Well

Description: The Old Rectory

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 29 September 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 171253

OS Grid Reference: TR2197658249
OS Grid Coordinates: 621976, 158249
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2801, 1.1815

Location: Wickham Lane, Ickham, Kent CT3 1QN

Locality: Ickham and Well
Local Authority: Canterbury City Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: CT3 1QN

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Listing Text

(north-east side)

The Old Rectory
(formerly listed as
the Rectory)
TR 25 NW 10/428 29.9.52


Probably this is the remaining part of the manor house belonging to the Prior
of Christ Church Monastery. The south-eastern part is a C13 house with a hall
on the first floor and cellar below built circa 1280. Two storeys, faced with
flints with long and short ashlar quoins. Hipped tiled roof. The ground floor
has one window of 3 cinquefoil-headed lights with stone mullions . Above is
a double stone window with 2 trefoil-headed lights. The centre portion is
C19 with an older core of 2 storeys red brick with tiled roof. The north-east
projection is C18. Two storeys red brick. Two crow-stepped gables. Two
sash windows with glazing bars intact stringcourse and cornice. To the west
of the south-east part is a further portion dating from the C17-Cl8 of which
the ground floor is faced with red brick and the first floor is tile hung.
Simple doorcases. The interior contains a late Cl5 wooden ceiling and remains
of a C16 fireplace. The floor joist to the hall may be original. The Rev
Maric Casaubon, classical scholar and sons of the more famous Isaac Casauton
who was Rector of Ickham from 1662 to 1671 lived here during those years and
died in the house in 1671.

Listing NGR: TR2198358251

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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