Description: No 2 (The Old Rectory) Including Garden Wall in Front
Date Listed: 14 September 1976
English Heritage Building ID: 293870
OS Grid Reference: TQ8281409900
OS Grid Coordinates: 582814, 109900
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8597, 0.5962
757/8/58A HAROLD ROAD
14-MAY-10 (East side)
No 2 (The Old Rectory) including garde
n wall in front
(Formerly listed as:
NO 46 (ALL SAINTS RECTORY) INCLUDING G
ARDEN WALL IN FRONT)
Late-C18 rectory, refaced with stucco in the C19.
MATERIALS: Red brick refaced in stucco. Sides and back red brick, part tile-hung at rear. Slate roof.
EXTERIOR: Two-storey and attic. Four bays; the centre projects slightly. The two-storey stuccoed canted bays, containing sash windows, were added in the C19. The facade retains the original doorcase with pilasters, open pediment, semi-circular fanlight and a six-panel door. Sash windows, with margin lights to end bays. Some of glazing bars missing. Long and short quoins to corners. Sides and back of red brick, part tile-hung at rear with round-headed sash with glazing bars. Slate roof with two Victorian gabled dormers and parapet.
Front garden wall, low, red brick with plain stone coping, brick piers, and gatepiers at centre with plain stone caps and iron gates. Restored 1965.
INTERIOR: Not inspected
REASONS FOR DESIGNATION:
* Architectural interest: a handsome late-C18 rectory with C19 modifications.
* Group value: a close association with the Grade II listed All Saints Church next door.
Source: English Heritage
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