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Description: Old Rectory
Date Listed: 20 December 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 332922
OS Grid Reference: SE4762279325
OS Grid Coordinates: 447622, 479325
Latitude/Longitude: 54.2075, -1.2714
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THIRKLEBY HIGH AND LOW MILL LANE
SE 47 NE WITH OSGODBY
4/62 Old Rectory
Rectory, now house. Plans dated 1866. By Charles Newstead for the Franklands.
Orange-red brick in English garden wall bond with ashlar dressings; grey slate roof.
2 storeys, 4 irregular bays. Chamfered plinth and first floor sill band; wood-
mullioned and transomed windows, chamfered stone sills and lintels, most ground-
floor openings with 4-centred-arched brick relieving arches with herringbone
brickwork to tympana; cogged eaves. Entrance front: semi-octagonal bay under
steeply-pitched roof projects on right with tall cross windows to each of 3 front
sides and 2-light windows above, that to centre taller, transomed and breaking eaves
under gablet; base of wooden finial on roof. Between 2 central bays is studded
board door in shouldered-arched surround with single-light window to right and
paired lights to left; on first floor, 2-light window over door with cross-window
under gablet to left and similar gablet to right over tall leaded stair window with
transom and traceried 4-centred-arched head breaking eaves. Left bay, slightly
recessed, has narrow window on right and to right of this rises a lateral stack,
corbelled out at first floor level on left and tapering at top with tumbled-in
brickwork and cogged band. A similar stack rises from eaves at junction of right-
hand bays. Roof is hipped on left and has crested ridge tiles and finial at left
end. Rear: off-centre projecting gabled bay has a 3-light window with 2 cross-
windows above and tall window in returns. Right-hand bay, set back, has renewed
4-light window to ground floor and 3-light window breaking eaves above with lateral
stack and blind wall to right. Left-hand bays, set further back, have 2 windows
flanking external lateral stack and first floor window to its right breaking eaves.
Right return: 2 bays, that on right projecting, gabled, and with pent-roofed
3-light bay window with 2 cross-windows above; left bay has steps up to French
window with window above on right breaking eaves. Interior: 4-panel doors with
Listing NGR: SE4762279325
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Source: English Heritage
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