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Description: The Rectory
Date Listed: 13 October 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 306532
OS Grid Reference: SP2239138289
OS Grid Coordinates: 422391, 238289
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0426, -1.6749
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STRETTON ON FOSSE
15/166 The Rectory
13/10/66 (Formerly listed as The Old
House. Late C16 with late C17 and late C18 additions. Limestone ashlar and
squared, coursed rubble with plinth, rusticated quoins and coped gables. Stone
slate roof with ashlar ridge and end stacks with moulded bases and cornices. 2
storeys plus attic; 5-window range, the central 3 windows in a slightly
projecting section. Complex plan. To centre an old panelled and part-glazed door
within a stone Doric porch. To either side two 12-pane sashes with moulded sills
and architraves. The central projecting bay section has a pediment, and a
moulded cornice passes along the length of the building, surmounted by a parapet
with moulded coping, later gabled dormers. Further late C17 gabled range to
rear with 12-pane sashes and moulded architraves. Datestone is inscribed
'H/HM/1690', Extending back from rear a late C16 range of limestone ashlar with
quoins, coped gable and stone slate roof, Ashlar ridge and end stacks, one with
replaced brick flues. To centre left and right a large, 4-light, mullioned
window with hood mould and label stops. C18 horizontal sliding sashes to first
floor, with 6-pane casement between. Two C20 dormers. Early C19 brick one-window
range to left, with one 12-pane sash to each floor. Interior: C18 panelling in
hall with bracketted cornice and dado rail. Adam-style fireplace in wood in room
to right, with further dado panelling. Stone flagged floor in hall. 6-panelled
doors. Turned baluster staircase in late C17 range, with 3 balusters per tread
and a reconstructed staircase in attic with pierced and shaped flat balusters.
Roof in C16 range has trenched purlin trusses, one with highly curved collar
brace. Further trenched purl in trusses with curved collars in C18 range. Old
(Buildings of England: Warwickshire, p.421; V.C.H.: Uarwickshire, Vol.5, p.154).
Listing NGR: SP2239138289
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Source: English Heritage
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