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Description: The Old Rectory
Date Listed: 7 September 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 290420
OS Grid Reference: TQ1868757820
OS Grid Coordinates: 518687, 157820
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3071, -0.2987
ASHTEAD RECTORY CLOSE
7.9.51 The Old Rectory
Rectory, now house and flats. 1777, extended and altered; and partitioned c.1930.
Roughcast (probably on brick); slate roof. Irregular rectangular plan on north-
south axis. Mostly 3 storeys: west front composed of set-back 2-bay centre,
mostly altered, with 2 doorways at ground floor under a canopy; a 2-bay north
wing with tall 2-light casements at ground floor, 12-pane sashes at 1st floor,
and 6-pane sashes at 2nd floor; and a bowed 3-bay south wing of 2 storeys to
the same height with tall 8-pane sashes at ground floor and 12-pane sashes
above; with a modillioned cornice carried round the whole, a hipped roof with 2
dormers in the north wing, and various chimneys. Right-hand return wall of south
wing has 2 extruded chimney stacks. Rear: 2-storey 3-bay centre, a short linking
bay to the left, bows to both wings; in the link, an inserted doorway, a round-
headed stairwindow and an oculus above; various French windows and 12, 6, and
4-pane sashes, including a 12-pane sashed semi-dormer breaking the eaves of the
north wing. Interior: the house which occupies the south end contains an open-
well staircase with open string, scrolled brackets, columnar newels, stick
balusters and wreathed curtail; various moulded plaster cornices. Reference:
Proc.LDLHS VoL5, No.1, 1987.
Listing NGR: TQ1868757820
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Source: English Heritage
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