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Description: Old Rectory
Date Listed: 24 February 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 195299
OS Grid Reference: TF2731787232
OS Grid Coordinates: 527317, 387232
Latitude/Longitude: 53.3666, -0.0880
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WELTON LE WOLD CHURCH LANE
TF 28 NE
7/47 Old Rectory
Former rectory, now house. 1853 with later C19 addition to left.
By S. S. Teulon. Red brick with painted black bitumen bands and
voussoirs to relieving arches, ashlar dressings, coped slate
roof, single projecting ridge and gable stacks, 2 having diamond
set shafts. Parallel ranges. 2 storey with plinth, irregular 6
bay front with to right a projecting chimney, and the 5th and 6th
bays are advanced and gabled. Off centre double chamfered Tudor
outer arch having a surround supported on wall shafts rising to a
pierced cusped ogee over arch with floriate crockets and finial.
The inner arch is single chamfered and at right angles to the
outer one. To left of the outer door is a sunk carved panel in
chamfered surround with grape vine and scrolled motto and
initialled "EWH". To right of the door is a 2 light window with
segmental and pointed brick relieving arches above. To the left
of the entry bay are a single and 3 two light windows. The
principal window has a pointed relieving arch with herringbone
tympanum. To first floor are 3 single light and a single 2 light
windows. The principal window has a herringbone relieving arch
under a gable. Over the door is a 2 light oriel window with
corbelled out base, central brick pendant and slate pitched roof.
Above is an ashlar quatrefoil dated "1853". All windows have
chamfered ashlar mullions and transoms and single chamfered
surrounds. Beyond to the left is a later C19 2 bay 2 storey
extension. To right hand gable is a rectangular 3 light bay
window and beyond a cusped and trefoil traceried window in the
base of the chimney stack, and to rear is a further canted bay
window. Interior. The sitting room retains Tudor arched marble
fireplace with traceried sliding mirror over to conceal the
window at night. The staircase has pierced ornate splay
balusters and chamfer stopped newels with moulded tops and the
landing over has moulded arch braced roof with pendants. The
rectory was built by Edmund William Hughes, Rector from 1842-
Listing NGR: TF2731787232
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Source: English Heritage
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