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The Old Rectory, Leigh

Description: The Old Rectory

Grade: II
Date Listed: 8 August 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 273844

OS Grid Reference: SK0238235947
OS Grid Coordinates: 402382, 335947
Latitude/Longitude: 52.9209, -1.9660

Location: 2 Rectory Close, Leigh, Staffordshire ST10 4SR

Locality: Leigh
Local Authority: East Staffordshire Borough Council
County: Staffordshire
Country: England
Postcode: ST10 4SR

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Listing Text


2/137 The Old Rectory


Rectory now house. Mid-C18, remodelled mid-C19. Red brick with
ashlar plinth and dressings; clay tile roof; brick integral end
stacks and lateral external stack. Main range aligned north-south
and 2 parallel rear ranges aligned north-west/south-east . 2 storeys
and attic; 5 bays, C18 window openings with gauged heads and fluted
keys containing C19 paired glazing bar sashes, C19 ground floor
bay window to left of 10 lights with chamfered mullions and transom,
and hipped roof, replacing two C18 windows (remains of a gauged brick
head to the right); central C19 gabled porch with king post above
Tudor arch and decorative barge boards, C18 doorway with gauged head
and scrolled key, 2-leaf door and rectangular overlight; C19 attic
gable to right of centre and C19 chimney stack with diamond shape
shafts to left of centre starting at first floor level. Interior:
C18 panelled open well staircase with wreathed hand rail; C18 floor
to ceiling oak panelling; C18 doors; oak fireplace surround,
probably C17.

Listing NGR: SK0238235947

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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