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Old Rectory, Allington

Description: Old Rectory

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 29 May 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 319909

OS Grid Reference: SU2009838648
OS Grid Coordinates: 420098, 138648
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1467, -1.7140

Location: A338, Allington, Wiltshire SP4 0AJ

Locality: Allington
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: SP4 0AJ

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Listing Text

SU 23 NW
4/11 Old Rectory

Parsonage house, now house. C15 and 1836 by T.M. Shurmer, rendered
and colourwashed with slate roofs. 'L' plan with east wing
containing medieval hall and parlour, and north wing replacing
probable north end in 1836. Entrance in C20 polygonal tiled porch
in re-entrant angle. Earlier build has paned casement windows,
north wing has 2-bay elevation to south divided by full height
pilasters, and 12-pane and 6-pane sashes, the lower windows
slightly recessed. Low pitched slate roof hipped at ends and
central stack.
Interior: South end bay of east wing contains medieval end hall,
ceiled in C16 with moulded cross beams and on east side a 2-light
square headed cinquefoil cusped window. Stack to hall inserted in
late C16-early C17, in south-west angle, and has mid C17 carved
overmantel. Adjoining bay contained parlour with longitudinal
passage on east side. Closed tie beam trusses with central post to
cambered collar and curved struts to principals. Two tiers of
purlins with windbraces to upper tier. No ridge. Timbers smoke
blackened. C19 section of house has rear stair with mahogany
handrail on turned newels. (Plans and survey by RCHM).

Listing NGR: SU2009838648

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Source: English Heritage

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