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The Old Rectory, Willoughby Waterleys

Description: The Old Rectory

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 11 January 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 191218

OS Grid Reference: SP5752492458
OS Grid Coordinates: 457524, 292458
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5270, -1.1535

Locality: Willoughby Waterleys
Local Authority: Harborough District Council
County: Leicestershire
Country: England
Postcode: LE8 6UF

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Listing Text

4/70 The Old Rectory (previously
listed as The Leys)

House. Circa 1740. Brick, Welsh slate roof. 2 storeyed, with attic and 5
bays symmetrically arranged with central doorway in moulded wood architrave
which has a flat canopy on consoles. The door itself has glazed upper lights
with heavy astragals. Windows are now 4-light sashes, and have moulded wood
architraves and flat splayed finely gauged brick heads with painted
keystones. Projecting painted stringcourse. Stone coping to parapet with
roof recessed, and having 3 dormers, alternately steeply triangular and
segmental. Double pile plan formerly with 3 windows in side elevation though
2 lower lights are blocked, one to form a lancet doorway, and one upper window
also blocked. Those that remain are 2-light casements with transoms. Inside
fine contemporary staircase with 3 balusters to a tread, alternately turned
and twisted. Plasterwork cornices.

Listing NGR: SP5752492458

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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