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The Old Rectory, Silk Willoughby

Description: The Old Rectory

Grade: II
Date Listed: 1 February 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 192720

OS Grid Reference: TF0568142994
OS Grid Coordinates: 505681, 342994
Latitude/Longitude: 52.9739, -0.4276

Location: Church Lane, Silk Willoughby, Lincolnshire NG34 8NY

Locality: Silk Willoughby
Local Authority: North Kesteven District Council
County: Lincolnshire
Country: England
Postcode: NG34 8NY

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Listing Text

(East Side)

5/85 and 10/85 The Old Rectory
1.2.67 (formerly listed as
The Rectory)


Former rectory, now house. Early C17, late C17, early C18, early C19,
altered C20. Coursed squared limestone rubble with ashlar quoins and
dressings, pantiled roofs with raised stone coped gables, single ashlar
gable stack with moulded base and single yellow brick ridge and gable
stacks with moulded and dentillated tops. U-plan. 2 storey 3 bay front with
chamfered eaves course. Central 6 panelled door, traceried fanlight, wood
panelled reveals and C20 segmental headed wooden doorcase. Flanked by
single glazing bar sashes. To first floor are 3 similar windows. All
windows have plain ashlar lintels with keystones. To left is a 2 storey
single bay service wing with a large C20 3 light sliding glazing bar sash
and a single glazing bar sash to first floor. This range contains an early
C17 4 centred arched fireplace with quirked and moulded reveals. On an
outbuilding are dates of 1631, 1753 and 1813, all are probably C19. On a
common building stone of the main block, probably reset, is the date 1603.
The main block has added period fireplaces and some early C19 plaster
cornices. There are also late C17 double raised and fielded panelled doors,
some in dowelled oak frames. The late C17 dogleg staircase has softwood
vasiform balusters and a moulded handrail. The oak roof is of staggered
butt purlin type. The added right rear, wing has a clasped purlin oak roof
of C18 character, it also has an early C19 Venetian window on the ground

Listing NGR: TF0568142994

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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