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The Old Rectory and Old Rectory Cottage, Ducklington

Description: The Old Rectory and Old Rectory Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 12 September 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 252168

OS Grid Reference: SP3591307474
OS Grid Coordinates: 435913, 207474
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7648, -1.4810

Location: Standlake Road, Ducklington, Oxfordshire OX8 7UX

Locality: Ducklington
Local Authority: West Oxfordshire District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX8 7UX

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Listing Text

SP3507 (East side)
18/92 The Old Rectory and Old
12/09/55 Rectory Cottage
(Formerly listed as Rectory
and barn)


Rectory, now house and cottage. Early/mid C17; remodelled early C18 and extended
c.1800. Uncoursed limestone rubble with dressed quoins; gabled stone slate roof;
large stone ashlar ridge stack, and C20 brick left end stack. 2-unit lobby-
entry plan, extended to triple-depth plan c.1800. 2 storeys and attic; 2-
window range. Timber lintel over central blocked door with C20 light. Timber
lintels over C20 window to left, late C18 tripartite sash altered by
inserted mid/late C19 French windows to right, and over first-floor tripartite
sashes; C19 roof dormers. Two-storey rear range of similar materials with
stone ashlar ridge stack: tall sash, set in round-arched stair-light, and 6-
panelled door with mid C19 Gothic porch to right side wall; 3-window range
rear wall has 6-pane and tripartite sashes and mid C19 stone-mullioned bay
window. Early C19 two-storey range to left, with 6-pane sashes and front
outshut, is attached to stable range (now Old Rectory Cottage) with
segmental-arched doors and windows. Interior: front range has early C17
stop-chamfered beams, early C18 bolection-moulded panelled doors, early C18
fireplace with pulvinated frieze, and collar-truss roof with butt purlins. To
rear left is mid C18 panelling with dado rail, and winder stairs to small
chamber above which has panelled door to closet; C17 studded door. c.1800
extension has 6-panelled doors set in panelled reveals, and quarter-turn stairs
with stick balusters in central stone-flagged hall. Attics to rear have reset
C15 painted beams, decorated with the Lovell, Deincourt, Holland and Poynings
family emblems: probably from Minster Lovell Hall, dismantled in 1747.
(Oxfordshire Museum, Woodstock, PRN 11207).

Listing NGR: SP3591407478

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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