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The Old Rectory, Burton Overy

Description: The Old Rectory

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 October 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 191039

OS Grid Reference: SP6778798224
OS Grid Coordinates: 467787, 298224
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5776, -1.0011

Location: Main Street, Burton Overy, Leicestershire LE8 9EW

Locality: Burton Overy
Local Authority: Harborough District Council
County: Leicestershire
Country: England
Postcode: LE8 9EW

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Listing Text

3/17 The Old Rectory (formerly
listed as Rectory)
House. Early C18, with C20 additions. Red brick and Swithland slate roof
(hipped to wing fronts) with brick end stacks. H plan, entrance now to rear,
but possibly original front faces Churchyard of St. Andrew (q.v.). 2 bands
and moulded brick cornice. 2 1/2 storeys of 5 windows: from left, 2 2-light
wooden mullion and transom windows on wing front, 6/6 sash in recessed centre,
and 6/6 sash and similar 2-light window on wing front. Windows on wing
fronts have brick cambered lintels. A 2-light hipped dormer on each wing
front roof. On ground floor, from left, a rectangular bay window projection
with hipped roof and 2 6/6 sashes to front, and wooden doorcase with fluted
pilasters and 6-panelled door in flat roofed 1 storey addition projecting from
recessed centre. This has low parapet and projects further forward in front
of wing and extends to right. 2 4/4 sashes, 2 6/6 sashes and door with
overlight. 1 storey wing projects from right end of house. On house right
end, above roof of latter, are 2 2-light wooden mullion and transom windows
with brick cambered lintels. The rear front has rubble stone plinth and 2
bands. Recessed centre. 5 2-light wooden mullion and transom windows to
1st floor and 3 2-light hipped dormers over. 4 6/6 sashes on ground floor.
Central doorcase with part-glazed door and fanlight with fine glazing bars.
Inside are C18 colourwashed panelling, 6-panelled doors and an oak staircase
with 2 turned balusters to tread.

Listing NGR: SP6778798224

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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