Description: The Old Rectory
Date Listed: 30 May 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 306119
OS Grid Reference: SP4116350173
OS Grid Coordinates: 441163, 250173
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1483, -1.3998
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AVON DASSETT AVON DASSETT ROAD
SP4050 (East side)
7/10 The Old Rectory
Rectory, now house. Early C13 origins, with C17, C18, C19 and C20 additions and
alterations. Regular coursed limestone and ironstone, with some ashlar and
splayed plinth. Tile roofs with moulded coped gable parapets; stone and brick,
and brick ridge and end stacks. Complex T-plan, with cross wing on left. 2
storeys and attic; 5-window range. C20 battlemented porch in re-entrant angle
has 4-centred arched doorway and plank door. Cross wing has angle buttresses
with 2 offsets, sill course and string course. Early C20 leaded stone-mullioned
windows throughout. Main range has a 4-light and two 2-light windows with
transoms, and 2-light windows above. Cross wing has 4-light transomed windows,
and 2-light round arched attic window. To rear: cross wing has lower wing added
to front, with C20 half-glazed door inserted into blocked window of 2 chamfered
lancets. Left return side has blocked cellar lancet. Cross wing has slit window.
Above is a C13 two-light window of chamfered lancets and shaft with stiff leaf
capital; the arch and sub-arches have roll hood moulds. Main range has old
leaded cross window, and leaded casements. Mid C20 additions. Interior: straight
flight staircase has square shaped balusters, probably C20. Two panel and
3-plank doors. C20 three-window range to right is not of special architectural
(V.C.H.: Warwickshire, Vol.5, p.67; Buildings of England: Warwickshire, p.80).
Listing NGR: SP4116350173
Source: English Heritage
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