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The Old Rectory, Chippenham

Description: The Old Rectory

Grade: II
Date Listed: 11 February 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 315970

OS Grid Reference: ST9091774759
OS Grid Coordinates: 390917, 174759
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4717, -2.1321

Location: B4528, Langley Burrell, Wiltshire SN14 6XS

Locality: Chippenham
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: SN14 6XS

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Listing Text


10/157 The Old Rectory



Former rectory, c1830, ashlar with low-pitched slate eaves roofs
and ashlar ridge stack. Two storeys with 2-window front of 12-pane
sashes. Raised ashlar angle strips, plinth and eaves band. Two-
window east end with blank window to first floor left and door with
hood on consoles to ground floor right. One-window north end
addition, the south front set back from main front, with similar
angle piers, plinth and eaves band. Rear wing, originally 1-
window, extended to 2-window. The Rev R. Kilvert became Rector of
Hardenhuish 1835 and the diarist Francis Kilvert was born here
1840, the family moved, in 1855.
(W. Plomer ed Kilvert's Diaries 1969 3 149, 241, 333)

Listing NGR: ST9091774759

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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