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Description: The Rectory
Date Listed: 3 May 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 235458
OS Grid Reference: SP8310261028
OS Grid Coordinates: 483102, 261028
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2412, -0.7844
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COGENHOE AND WHISTON CHURCH STREET
SP86SW (East side)
2/59 The Rectory
Rectory. Mid-late C17 with C18, and C19 alterations and additions. Coursed
limestone rubble with ironstone dressings, plain-tile roofs, brick ridge and end
stacks. Complex plan. 2 storeys and attic; 5-window range. Main front faces
garden to north and has gabled stair-turret to left of centre rising above eaves
with 2-light hollow-chamfered stone mullion windows. Part-glazed panelled door
immediately to right of stair turret with stone lintel, a pair of 'French'
windows to left and right of centre with flat-arched heads and canted bay window
to far right. 3-light hollow-chamfered stone mullion window to 1st floor above
bay window, a gabled half-dormer window to 1st floor centre with similar 3-light
stone mullion window and 3-light casement windows to left of stair turret to
ground and 1st floors, with wood lintels. Stone-coped gables with kneelers. A
2-storey 1-window extension to left with similar casement windows. Two rows of
Collyweston stone slates survive on roof to left of stair turret. Entrance front
has 3 gabled projecting wings, that to centre shallower than those either side
and of mid-late C19 date. Similar stone mullion windows. Interior has early C19
open well staircase with stick balusters and carved tread ends. Some reeded
doorcases of same date.
(VCH: Northamptonshire: Vol IV, p236)
Listing NGR: SP8310261028
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Source: English Heritage
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