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The Old Rectory, Sheen

Description: The Old Rectory

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 5 June 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 274330

OS Grid Reference: SK1133361426
OS Grid Coordinates: 411333, 361426
Latitude/Longitude: 53.1499, -1.8320

Location: Pown Street, Sheen, Staffordshire SK17 0ES

Locality: Sheen
Local Authority: Staffordshire Moorlands District Council
County: Staffordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SK17 0ES

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Listing Text


- The Old Rectory


Former parsonage. Circa 1852 by William Butterfield. Coursed stone,
blue machine tile,half-hipped roof with crested ridge tiles; ridge
stacks. Asymmetric, essentially rectangular plan. Asymmetric high
Gothic entrance frontage of 5 windows,in two parts with 2-storey and
attic service block to left and 1 -storey and attic to right, bridged
by lower polygonal-fronted stair turret and steeply pitched roof,
clasping in return to right single-storey, buttressed, lean-to entrance
porch; massive stacks with battered flue heads, enhancing greater
height of left hand block. Two-light mullioned and labelled casement
windows to left, pent dormer; trefoil-headed lights to stairway and
labelled pairs of pointed-arch windows in square recesses to ground
floor right with small square lights to half storey over porch.
Garden front has projecting two-storey gabled bay corbelled out over
three-sided ground floor bay window; ranges of tall trefoil-headed
lights to ground floor. Interior: pine panelling to dado level in
main rooms;'simple fireplaces and some library shelving remain. Wrought
iron bell pull by entrance.

Listing NGR: SK1133361426

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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