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The Old Rectory House, Merton

Description: The Old Rectory House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 1 June 1949
English Heritage Building ID: 205026

OS Grid Reference: TQ2447271534
OS Grid Coordinates: 524472, 171534
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4292, -0.2109

Location: 9 Rectory Orchard, London SW19 5AS SW19 5AB

Locality: Merton
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: SW19 5AB

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Listing Text

TQ 2471
(east side)
6/26 The Old Rectory House
(formerly listed as No 54
1.6.49 (The Old Rectory House))

Large detached house, now several dwellings. Circa 1500 with substantial C19
additions. C16 brick partly rendered. Old tiled steeply pitched roof to eaves
to original wing. South west front with original wing of 2 storeys plus dormers,
2 main bays; 1 and 2 storey additions to left and right. Entrance in C19 hipped
roofed porch to left bay of original block. Square headed mullioned windows, stone
dressings, renewed, of 4 lights above entrance, of 1 light to its right and 2 lights
to right. C19 casemented dormers. Leaded lights. To right-hand side, substantial
original stack rises on face of wall. Buttresses to corner and centre of facade.
To left, slightly recessed on original octagonal brick stair turret, later glazed
top stage and cornical roof with weathervane. Further original octagonal stair
turret to rear. Additions in Tudor revival style. Interior contains fine late
C16 or early C17 panelling, much imported; former chapel with painted barrel vaulted
roof with decorative plasterwork.

Listing NGR: TQ2447271534

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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