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The Old Rectory, Clifton Campville

Description: The Old Rectory

Grade: II
Date Listed: 27 February 1964
English Heritage Building ID: 272766

OS Grid Reference: SK2524810900
OS Grid Coordinates: 425248, 310900
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6952, -1.6278

Location: Church Street, Clifton Campville, Staffordshire B79 0AP

Locality: Clifton Campville
Local Authority: Lichfield District Council
County: Staffordshire
Country: England
Postcode: B79 0AP

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Listing Text

(south side)

11/14 The Old Rectory
(formerly listed as The
27.2.64 Rectory)

Priest's house. C15 core, remodelled circa 1600, and again in 1778;
restored circa 1980. Red brick, now rendered with sandstone quoins
to the lower part of the east wing; plain tile roof with coped verges;
brick stacks. H-plan; hall range of 3 roof bays aligned east-west facing
south with the opposed entrances of a former cross passage at the west
end and a chimney stack at the east end; flanking crosswings, each of
3 roof bays, aligned north-south. North elevation: central hall range
flanked by projecting gabled crosswings. 2 storeys and attic; 1:2:1
windows, C18 glazing bar sashes, the wings have ground-floor Venetian
windows. 6-panelled door to right-hand side of hall range within a
moulded stone surround of circa 1600, C18 fanlight with radiating glazing
bars cut through the massive lintel. South elevation: central hall
range and projecting gabled crosswings to left and right. 1:3:1 windows,
C18 glazing bar sashes, those to both sides of the hall range and east
wing replace mullioned and transomed windows of circa 1600. Half-glazed
door to left hand side of hall range with stone surround and C18 fanlight
with radiating glazing bars cut through the lintel. Large canted bay
window to east side of east wing. Interior: The Hall occupies the whole
of the ground floor of the central range; much re-used timber incorporated
in the ceiling but a C15 cross beam on the line of the former screen
to the cross passage is in situ; it has a double-ogee and concave quarter
circle moulding facing the upper (east) end of the room. Stone fireplace
of circa 1600 at the east end of the hall with an ogee and concave quarter
circle moulding and a Tudor arch with sunken spandrels. The hall range
is roofed with C17 queen strut trusses. West wing: chamfered and stopped
cross beams and flat joists over the ground floor rooms, probably C15;
the chamfer stops of the northernmost set of joists are embedded within
the north wall. C17 queen strut roof trusses. East wing: staircase
of circa 1800 with cast iron stick balusters and wreathed hand rail.
C15 clasped purlin roof with cambered tie beams and raking queen struts
extending to the collars. Most of the C18 windows throughout the house
retain panelled wooden shutters. Stebbing Shaw, The History and Antiquities
of Staffordshire Vol. I (1798) p.398.

Listing NGR: SK2524810900

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Source: English Heritage

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