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Description: Old Rectory
Date Listed: 2 May 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 182023
OS Grid Reference: SD4991372321
OS Grid Coordinates: 349913, 472321
Latitude/Longitude: 54.1443, -2.7682
There is also a scheduled monument with a similar name, Warton Old Rectory, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This is probably the same structure or related to it in some way.
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SD 47 SE WARTON MAIN STREET (EAST SIDE)
3/237 Old Rectory
2.5.1968 (formerly listed as Ruins of
Rector's House in Vicarage
Former Rectory, now a ruin, mid C14th. Rubble with sandstone dressings.
Originally comprised an open hall, with service rooms and a 1st floor at the
north end, extending as a wing to the east. Only the foundations of this
wing survive, together with those of a porch to the eastern door of the
cross passage. The steeply-pitched south gable of the hall has an ogee
quatrefoiled light under the apex. At the north end is the cross passage,
with moulded external doors and 3 chamfered service doors in the north wall.
The north wall of the building has been partly rebuilt, but contains a
central chamfered doorway with 2-centred arch, presumably leading to an
external kitchen. On either side of this are chamfered lights with 2-centred
heads. Scheduled Ancient Monument.
Listing NGR: SD4991372321
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Source: English Heritage
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