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Description: The Old Rectory and Attached Wall, Outbuildings and Coach House
Date Listed: 3 May 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 234720
OS Grid Reference: SP6978559702
OS Grid Coordinates: 469785, 259702
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2311, -0.9796
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kISLINGBURY HIGH STREET
SP65NE (West side)
4/91 The Old Rectory and attached
03/05/68 wall, outbuildings and
(Formerly listed as The
Rectory with garden walls and
gates to S)
House, formerly rectory. c.1710-20, possibly by Francis Smith. Ironstone ashlar,
C20 hipped plain-tile roof, brick internal stacks. Double-depth plan. 2 storeys
and attic; 5-window range. Principal front faces garden and has part-glazed
door, in moulded stone surround with keyblock and swans neck pediment,
approached by 3 curved stone steps. 12-pane sash windows to ground and first
floors with moulded stone sills and surrounds with keyblocks. Chamfered plinth,
raised quoins, moulded storey band, moulded stone eaves cornice and 3 roof
dormers. High attached stone wall to left with moulded stone coping conceals
attached outbuilding and small service court. 3-window right side elevation has
early C19 bay window and sash windows similar to those to front. Cross windows
to rear and 1-light windows to ground and first floors with transoms flanking
large early C19 leaded round-arched window lighting staircase. Small cobbled
service Yard is surrounded by outbuildings with lean-to roofs and small
coach-house with double-leaf doors, segmental arched doorway with keyblock and
stone-coped gables with kneelers. Interior: stone-paved floors to front hall and
staircase hall. Open-well staircase with barley-sugar twist balusters, fluted
Doric column newels, ramped handrail, carved tread ends and dado. Drawing room
and study have fielded panelling. Drawing room has bolection-moulded fireplace
surround and fitted cupboard with round-arched head. Stone cellar.
(Buildings of England: Northamptonshire, 1973, p.284).
Listing NGR: SP6978559702
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