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The Old Rectory, Orcheston

Description: The Old Rectory

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 July 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 319825

OS Grid Reference: SU0591545505
OS Grid Coordinates: 405915, 145505
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2087, -1.9167

Location: 26 Whatcombe Brow, Orcheston, Wiltshire SP3 4RW

Locality: Orcheston
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: SP3 4RW

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Listing Text

SU 04 NE
(west side)
2/189 The Old Rectory
Detached house. Mid-C17, C18 alterations and late C20 remodelling.
Brick with flint and limestone bands, tiled hipped roof, brick
stacks. 2-storey, 4-window front. Door in C20 porch to right of
centre has blocked elliptical arch over, to left are two 2-light
casements, to right is one 2-light casement, first floor has four
2-light casements; all with leaded glass and segmental heads;
dentilled eaves cornice in brick. Attached to left is C20 garage
and to right single-storey extension. Left and right returns are
windowless. Rear has 3-light, 2-light ovolo-mullioned windows,
glazed door and 3-light ovolo-mullioned window to ground floor,
first floor has one 4-light and two 2-light ovolo-mullioned
windows; all with hoodmoulds. To roof are three C20 dormers.
Interior not accessible at time of survey (October 1984), but said
to be extensively altered. Included despite late C20 restoration
of entrance front and interior, because of C17 plan and sufficient
features retained.

Listing NGR: SU0591545505

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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