Description: The Old Rectory
Date Listed: 14 September 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 195198
OS Grid Reference: TF1691668829
OS Grid Coordinates: 516916, 368829
Latitude/Longitude: 53.2037, -0.2510
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BUCKNALL MAIN STREET
TF 16 NE
6/13 The Old Rectory
Former rectory, now house. c.1700 with C19 and C20 alterations.
Red brick in English bond, colour washed, pantile roofs, 2 wall,
1 gable and 1 ridge stacks. L-plan. 2 storey irregular 7 bay
front, the left hand 3 bays being slightly advanced and united
under 2 shaped gables. The left hand bays also have 2 brick
bands and in the gables are oval sunk panels. The right hand
bays have a dentillated eaves course. The off centre 6 panelled
C20 door with plain overlight, panelled reveals and fluted C19
Doric doorcase having frieze enriched with leaves and pediment
with paterae to the archivolt. Flanked by single glazing bar
sashes. Above on the left are 2 similar windows with between a
blocked opening. All windows have cambered heads. To right is a
C20 half glazed door with to left 2 narrow and one wider glazing
bar sashes. To first floor are 4 glazing bar sashes to eaves.
To right of front is a C20 garage block. To rear are 2 gables
matching those to the front. Interior has very fine early C18
staircase moved from Boston in 1960s, with 3 balusters per tread
each one different, twist, barley twist and fluted, all knopped.
The moulded handrails are both wreathed and the string is
elaborately carved. The newels are fluted with Ionic capitals.
The beams were originally cased in and there are 2 corner
fireplaces with round backs.
Listing NGR: TF1691668829
Source: English Heritage
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