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The Old Rectory, Bolton Abbey

Description: The Old Rectory

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 10 September 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 323724

OS Grid Reference: SE0738754140
OS Grid Coordinates: 407387, 454140
Latitude/Longitude: 53.9833, -1.8888

Location: B6160, Bolton Abbey, North Yorkshire BD23 6AL

Locality: Bolton Abbey
Local Authority: Craven District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: BD23 6AL

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Listing Text

SE 05 SE (east side, off)

8/70 The old Rectory


House. C15 and late C17. Ashlar, coursed squared stone, graduated stone
slate roof. 2 storeys, 7 bays, with a 1-storey, 2-bay block at right angle
to main house connected by a wall. Main house: full-height gabled porch.
Raised quoins. Half-glazed door, rusticated surround and voussoirs,
semicircular dripmould. Above a 4-light double-chamfered mullioned window
with central major mullion and carved tablet over, below triangular headed
hoodmould. Bay 1 has two 4-pane sashes in moulded surrounds, bay 2 has an
adjoining pair of 4-pane sashes in similar surrounds with central mullion.
To right a dripmould over blocked doorway. Bay 3 has a 2-light chamfered
mullion and transom window. Bay 5 has a similar 4-light window with central
major mullion. Bays 6 and 7 have full-height 8-pane sashes in moulded
surrounds with central mullions. First floor: all bays have 4-light double-
chamfered mullion windows apart from that to left of porch which has
2-lights. Shaped kneelers, stone coping. Gable crosses to porch and right-
hand gable. Ridge stacks and one large external gable stack to left-hand
side. Rear: C15 six-light window, with round head and cusped lights. Block
to right of house: quoins, board door with four-centred arch lintel. To
right 2 large 36-pane sashes in plain stone surrounds. Right return:
2 offset buttresses. Left return: C15 mullioned window. History:
originally the Priory infirmary, then it became Boyle School as commemorated
on the plaque above the porch first-floor window.

Listing NGR: SE0738054144

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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