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The Old Rectory, Grafton Underwood

Description: The Old Rectory

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 June 1992
English Heritage Building ID: 231084

OS Grid Reference: SP9216980283
OS Grid Coordinates: 492169, 280283
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4128, -0.6463

Location: Grafton Underwood, Northamptonshire NN14 3AA

Locality: Grafton Underwood
Local Authority: Kettering Borough Council
County: Northamptonshire
Country: England
Postcode: NN14 3AA

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Listing Text

SP9280 The Old Rectory
Rectory, now house. Dated 1868 on rainwater heads. Coursed
limestone rubble with ashlar dressings, roof of red and blue
scalloped tiles arranged in bands, crested ridge tiles and
coped-gables. Stone ridge and end stacks. 2 storeys and attic.
Garden front a balanced, but not symmetrical 4-bay elevation,
including gables at either end. Left hand gable has canted bay
window with traceried parapet to ground floor, a 3-light
mullioned and transomed windo w to first flor and a 2-light
window to the attic. Second bay has part-glazed (C20?) door
with hood mould and a cross-window above, breaking the upper
of 2 string courses which divide the ground and first floors.
Third bay has a 3-light mullioned and transomed around floor
window and a 3-light window above in gabled half-dormer with
the central light stepped up (a detail reflecting the C17
Manor House, q.v.). Plate casements. Right-hand gable has
slightly projecting stack with coat of arms, and to left of
the single light windows to ground and first floor, that to
ground floor with transom. Similar details to other
elevations. Gabled porch to rear. Interior not inspected.

Listing NGR: SP9216980283

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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