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Date Listed: 23 May 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 232319
OS Grid Reference: TL0359970637
OS Grid Coordinates: 503599, 270637
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3241, -0.4813
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HARGRAVE CHURCH STREET
TL0370 (South side)
23/05/67 (Formerly listed as The Old
Rectory, now house. Probably early and late C17 with C18 and C20 alterations.
Squared coursed limestone with old plain tile roof. Originally 2-unit plan, now
U-shape. 2 storeys with attic. Main front of 3-window range with central gabled
porch. Central C17 plank door under 4-centred, chamfered stone-arch head. Early
C20 three-light stone mullion windows and one 2-light casement, with stone
surround to porch; all with leaded lights. Porch has small diamond window with
quatrefoil in return wall. 2 flat-topped roof dormers and ashlar gable parapets.
Ashlar stacks with moulded cornices at ends. Rear elevation has 2 projecting
wings to left and right. That to right has similar detailing to the main front,
that to left is timber framed with a close studded upper storey and a rendered
ground floor with C20 leaded casements. Interior: room to left of entrance hall
has large C17 fireplace with 4-centred arch head. 2 C18 alcoves in this room.
Room to right of entrance has open fireplace with bressumer, carved by a former
rector late C19. Room to rear left has a C17 fireplace with 4-centred arch head.
2 first floor rooms have similar fireplaces. Early C2ii staircase. Stop chamfered
spine beams. Some C18 two-panel doors to ground and first floor and plank doors
to attic. Roof structure of main front has original collar trusses with butt
purlins and some arched collars and tie beams. The timber framed wing was
probably restored early C20. Said to have C12 origins.
Listing NGR: TL0359970637
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Source: English Heritage
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