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The Old Rectory

A Grade II* Listed Building in Eversley, Hampshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.3417 / 51°20'30"N

Longitude: -0.883 / 0°52'58"W

OS Eastings: 477902

OS Northings: 160880

OS Grid: SU779608

Mapcode National: GBR C73.ZHR

Mapcode Global: VHDXF.NJ2T

Entry Name: The Old Rectory

Listing Date: 8 July 1952

Last Amended: 26 June 1987

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1092335

English Heritage Legacy ID: 136566

Location: Eversley, Hart, Hampshire, RG27

County: Hampshire

District: Hart

Civil Parish: Eversley

Traditional County: Hampshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hampshire

Church of England Parish: Eversley St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Winchester

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Listing Text

SU 76 SE EVERSLEY

2/39 The Old Rectory (formerly
listed as Rectory)
8.7.52

- II*

C17 and C18. 2 storeys and attic. A large house originally with gabled
projecting wings to the main (east) front. This was altered in the C18, to
form a continuous symmetrical facade, with large 2-storeyed bays (each of 3
windows) planted on the wings. The centre is of 3 parts, with a Venetian window
above the doorway (now masked by a modern glazed porch), 3 other windows have
been filled to make panels leaving one window on the upper floor. Red tile roof,
hipped over bays (below the older gables). Casements, mullion and transom to
ground floor bays). The south elevation has 3 gabled dormers, and the wall has
an exposed timber frame, and a massive chimney breast (tapering upwards) at the
east end; also a large bay on the ground floor; casements. Walling and frame
infill of red brickwork. Famed as the residence of Charles Kingsley 1844-75
listed II* for literary associations. The "Water Babies" was written here.


Listing NGR: SU7789260876

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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