Description: The Old Rectory
Date Listed: 11 December 1969
English Heritage Building ID: 305019
OS Grid Reference: SP0819456529
OS Grid Coordinates: 408194, 256529
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2069, -1.8815
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2/7 The Old Rectory
Rectory, now private house. C16, early C19, partly rebuilt and restored 1866.
Timber framing, rendering, but mainly red brick. Tile roof, brick chimneys.
Complex plan. Main front to the garden: one high storey and attic with 2-
storey cross wing to left; entrance in the angle. Irregular fenestration:
stone canted bay with small dormer above and large arch top sash with margin
bars on right, French door with 16-panel sash above in cross wing. Elsewhere
iron casements with arch-top lights. Half-glazed 4-panel door in plain surround
and porch of 2 cast-iron columns with lead roof. Gabled roofs. Big internal
stack with 2 star-shaped shafts. Left return side has exposed close studding on
ground floor. Main entrance on right return has early C19 Gothic ironwork
porch. Interior: straight flight staircase with cut string. Ground floor
room has 2 Roman Doric columns and pilasters. Bedroom above has early C19
shallow vaulted ceiling of 4 astragal moulded ribs and vine cornice. Large
wing of 1866 demolished mid-C20,
(Victoria County History of Warwickshire Vol.III p.26, Kelly's Directory of
Birmingham, Staffordshire and Warwickshire 1884 p.703).
Listing NGR: SP0819456529
Source: English Heritage
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