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The Old Rectory, Pontesbury

Description: The Old Rectory

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 March 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 259469

OS Grid Reference: SJ3987705949
OS Grid Coordinates: 339877, 305949
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6479, -2.8901

Location: Brookside, Pontesbury, Shropshire SY5 0QF

Locality: Pontesbury
County: Shropshire
Country: England
Postcode: SY5 0QF

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Listing Text


3/167 The Old Rectory


Former rectory, now house. Probably late C16 or C17, re-modelled c.1767 with
later additions and alterations, principally of mid-C19. Timber framed, now
encased in uncoursed limestone rubble (datestone 1767 to gable of cross-wing)
with red brick dressings; machine tile and slate roofs. Hall and cross-
wing plan extended and altered. 2 storeys; hall probably of 2 1/2 framed bays
and flush cross-wing of one bay; windows all mid-C19 casements with cambered
heads, one-window range to cross-wing (upper now blocked), one to right of
entrance, which has a bracketed gabled hood over a 6-panel mid-C19 door (upper
panels now glazed), with a further rectangular casement above; external red
brick stack against rear gable of cross-wing (which has timber frame exposed)
and another stack (re-built in mid-C20 brick) in roof slope to left, also to
rear. Partly timber framed outshut under catslide roof. The former parsonage
of the rector of the third portion of Pontesbury parish. V.C.H. VIII (1968),

Listing NGR: SJ3987705949

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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