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Description: The Old Rectory
Date Listed: 25 November 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 316247
OS Grid Reference: ST9613378456
OS Grid Coordinates: 396133, 178456
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5050, -2.0571
CHRISTIAN MALFORD CHURCH ROAD
ST 97 NE
5/123 The Old Rectory
Former rectory, remodelled c1816 by John Provis with C17 cottage to
rear. Main house is rendered with ashlar dressings and hipped
low-pitched slate eaves roof, 2 storeys, L-plan. West front has 2
ashlar ridge stacks and facade stripped of render revealing rubble
stone. Centre is recessed but roof carried over. Raised low
plinth, band, eaves band, quoins and window surrounds. Centre has
two 12-pane sashes each floor and centre arched doorway, beaded,
with 9-panel door and fanlight. Projecting wings have ground
floor 4-12-4-pane tripartite sash in raised segmental-headed
surround and first floor 12-pane sash with raised surround and
cornice on consoles. Long plain south front with four 12-pane
sashes each floor, raised quoins, band and plain window surrounds.
Ground floor windows are floor-length. One ridge stack and hipped
east gable. East end has two upper windows, one to ground floor
centre. Rear angle has single and 2-storey service range
adjoining rear wall of C17 cottage, rubble stone with stone slate
roof and east stack. Sloping dormer each side, north front has
door in gabled porch, wooden cross-window to left, side stack to
right and some exposed timber-framing at north-west angle.
Interior: Regency-style door and window furniture, moulded with
roundels. Stone cantilever stair in entrance hall with plain
rails. Plaster cornices.
(Wiltshire Record Office has plans by J. Provis dated 1816, for
remodelling an existing house, including new staircase, not exactly
Listing NGR: ST9613378456
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Source: English Heritage
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