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The Old Rectory, Sessay

Description: The Old Rectory

Grade: II
Date Listed: 1 May 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 332897

OS Grid Reference: SE4615675117
OS Grid Coordinates: 446156, 475117
Latitude/Longitude: 54.1698, -1.2945

Location: Sessay, North Yorkshire YO7 3LZ

Locality: Sessay
Local Authority: Hambleton District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: YO7 3LZ

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Listing Text

SE 47 NE
(east side, off)
4/39 The Old Rectory
Rectory, now house. C18 with later additions and alterations and reroofed after
a fire in the 1920s. Rendered; Welsh slate roof. 2-storey (formerly 3),
symmetrical 7-bay front with single-storey wing to left. Plinth. Central bay
recessed having entrance with 6-panel double door, top 4 panels glazed, in
bolection-moulded architrave under bracketed hood. Narrow sashes with glazing bars
and projecting sills. Hipped roof with broad stacks at either end of ridge and
another cross-ridge stack at left end. Lower wing on left has C20 French windows
to right of sash with glazing bars; roof hipped on left taller single-storey wing
behind. Rear: round-arched stair window with glazing bars, radial in head; some
sashes with glazing bars. Right return: 3 bays; French windows to ground floor,
sashes with glazing bars above; on right, raised verge with gable stack. Left
return, wing: narrower 18-pane sashes with glazing bars. Interior: panelled
doors; rear right room has stone fireplace with eared architrave, frieze and
cornice under mirror flanked by early C19 fitted cabinets; dog-leg, open-string
stair with stick balusters and spiral curtail to handrail. The 3rd storey was
destroyed by fire in the 1920s, but the ridge of the roof and the chimneys appear
to be the original height.

Listing NGR: SE4615675117

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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