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The Rectory, Colerne

Description: The Rectory

Grade: II
Date Listed: 9 December 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 317387

OS Grid Reference: ST8203971136
OS Grid Coordinates: 382039, 171136
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4389, -2.2598

Location: Vicarage Lane, Colerne, Wiltshire SN14 8DF

Locality: Colerne
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: SN14 8DF

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Listing Text

ST 8271
(south side)
8/295 The Rectory


Rectory, 1842, stucco with ashlar dressings and low-pitched slate
roof, formerly overhanging at eaves on all sides, now cut back save
on north front. 2-storeys, 4-window range. Ashlar corniced end
wall stacks. Ashlar rusticated quoins, plinth, platband and window
dressings. Windows in long raised surrounds with brackets to sills
and plain stone frieze over. Ground floor windows have heavy
moulded cornices over friezes, projecting from platband. 6-pane
sashes. Large gabled ashlar porch with slate eaves roof, corner
piers with moulded imposts carrying moulded round arch with heavy
keystone. Smaller blank arches to sides and inner archway with 4-
panel door and fanlight. 2-gabled rear with recessed centre, left
gable now part of Charcoal House (q.v.), centre with C20 lean-to
replacing conservatory, right gable with rusticated quoins and fine
ashlar projecting centrepiece in the style of H. E. Goodridge.
Tripartite ground floor window, floor band and Venetian upper
loggia, unmoulded save for arch head and with pierced stone
balcony. 12-pane sash set back. Front garden has pierced stone
balustrading to right, 3 sections with panelled piers and
acroterial caps. 3 stone cornice piers, iron railings and gates to
Interior: 2 east side rooms have Greek revival plasterwork to
ceilings and marble fireplaces.

Listing NGR: ST8203371138

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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