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Description: The Old Rectory and Attached Outbuilding
Date Listed: 6 September 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 235564
OS Grid Reference: SP7764154312
OS Grid Coordinates: 477641, 254312
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1816, -0.8659
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19/164 The Old Rectory and attached
House, formerly rectory. C17 largely rebuilt c.1800. Coursed squared limestone,
slate roof, rendered end stacks. L-plan. 3-storey, 4-window range. Principal
elevation faces garden to south and has central C20 glazed door with rendered
surround in gabled porch of brick, rendered, with limestone dressings. Porch
doorway has round-arched head, moulded keyblock, imposts and jambs and moulded
stone-coped stepped gable with stone cross to apex; stone above doorway
inscribed "PASTORI". C20 'French' windows to ground floor far left with wood
lintel. C20 windows replacing 12-pane sashes to ground floor right and left of
porch, all with wood lintels. Similar windows to 1st floor with flat-arched
heads and C20 windows to attic floor replacing small sashes, with flat-arched
heads. Plinth, stepped stone eaves and stone-coped gables with kneelers. Phoenix
fire insurance plaque below lst floor window to right of centre and stone below
with long Latin inscription, badly worn in places and obscured by creeper
beginning OMNIBUS. Lower wing to right extending to rear with C20 window
replacing tripartite sash to ground floor with wood lintel and similar window to
ist floor replacing 12-pane sash with wood lintel. Attached outbuilding projects
to far right with pantile roof and datestone to ironstone-coped gable inscribed
EB/1790; formerly stable, now garage. Interior: chamfered bressumer and open
fireplace with chamfered stone jambs and chamfered bressumer. Spacious open-well
staircase with simple carved tread-ends, stick balusters and ramped handrail.
Dining room has panelling to window wall panelled dado to one end wall and long
row of fitted glazed cupboards to inner wall with broken pediment to central
cupboard. Room upstairs has late C18 wood fireplace surround flanked by glazed
fitted cupboards. The Old Rectory was rebuilt by Edward Bayley, Rector
Listing NGR: SP7764154312
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Source: English Heritage
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