Description: The Old Rectory
Date Listed: 30 May 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 306354
OS Grid Reference: SP4123447777
OS Grid Coordinates: 441234, 247777
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1268, -1.3991
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WARMINGTON THE GREEN
SP4047 (West side)
9/243 The Old Rectory
30/05/67 (Formerly listed as The
Rectory, now house. C15 or C16 origins, with C18 front range, C18 alterations,
and early/mid C19 addition. Regular coursed ironstone, with painted stone
pilasters and rustication, and single wood cornice. Slate hipped roof; brick
internal and ridge stacks to rear. L-plan, with wing on right to rear. 2
storeys; wing 2 storeys and attic; 5-window range. Slightly projecting one-bay
centre has banded rustication to angles. Part-glazed 6-panelled door has
overlight with decorative glazing. Hood with dentil cornice on elaborate pierced
scrolled brackets. Sashes. Door and windows have painted stone surrounds with
keystones. Angles have fluted pilasters with entablature blocks and a further
short fluted section above. Right return side one-window range. Early/mid C19
one storey and basement addition has rear wall of brick. French window with
margin bars and wrought iron balcony. Long rear wing. Low 4-panelled door with
stop-chamfered wood lintel. One-light window with hood mould to right.
Tripartite sash above has hood mould. Stone slate-hung gable with 3-light
casement. Left return side of wing refaced C18. 4-window range. Half-glazed door
in third bay. 3-light wood mullioned and transomed window, with tripartite sash
above on left. Cross windows and sashes. Right return side irregular. Gable at
left end has coped parapet and kneeler. Entrance in right corner has half-glazed
8-panelled door. C20 tile hood. Small lancet with hood mould on first floor on
left. 2 and 3-light stone mullioned windows, some with hood moulds, and large
casements with glazing bars on first floor. Interior: hall has good open well
staircase with 3 turned balusters to each tread, fluted column newel posts,
scrolled string and moulded hand rail. Side walls have early C18 panelling of
large panels; back wall has C16/C17 panelling. Room to right has good early C18
panelling of large fielded panels and fluted pilasters; C19 Gothic fireplace.
Fielded 4-panelled doors. Bedroom has early C18 panelling. Kitchen has wide C16
stone open fireplace with moulded 4-centred arch, sunk spandrels and remains of
moulded stone cornice. Broad-chamfered ceiling beam has bar stop. Quarter turn
back staircase has splat balusters. Second kitchen at end of wing has wide open
fireplace with segmental stone arch. 4 plank doors with strap hinges. 2 bedrooms
have C16 moulded stone fireplaces with 4-centred arches and sunk spandrels.
(Buildings of England: Warwickshire, p.442).
Listing NGR: SP4123447777
Source: English Heritage
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