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The Old Rectory on East of Parish Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Widford, Hertfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8227 / 51°49'21"N

Longitude: 0.0496 / 0°2'58"E

OS Eastings: 541353

OS Northings: 215777

OS Grid: TL413157

Mapcode National: GBR LCV.MCJ

Mapcode Global: VHHLZ.TG21

Entry Name: The Old Rectory on East of Parish Church

Listing Date: 24 January 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1101927

English Heritage Legacy ID: 160047

Location: Widford, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG12

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Widford

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Widford

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

TL 4115 WIDFORD WARE ROAD
(north side)

5/5 The Old Rectory
on E of parish church
24.1.67

GV II


Rectory, now a house. C18 extended to both sides in early C19.
Brick colourwashed with grey brick chimneys to newer parts.
Hipped slate roofs. An irregular 2 storeys large house facing S
with a formal garden front facing N over the Ash Valley. The
highest part is a 3 windows, 2 storeys and basement part in the
middle of the N front. This and the lower part on the S side of
it were probably the extent of the house in the C18. The N part
has flat gauged arches and, recessed sash windows with 6/6 panes,
and a modillioned cornice. The S part has 2 sash windows under
gauged arches, a triple window on the right. The narrower window
may be in the position of the original door. In the early C19 a
2 storey W wing was added which is slightly lower than the centre
part in the N front but much higher than the S part. This has 2
windows and the entrance on the right. Recessed sash windows
under segmental gauged arches with 6/6 panes. Wide eaves
overhang with plastered soffit. A flat topped, heavy Tuscan
porch with columns, pilasters and full entablature. 6-panel
half-glazed door. At the same time a narrower 2 storeys bay was
added on the E side set back on each front. 1 window to each
storey. All the windows have louvred shutters. A picturesque
C18 and C19 rectory. Part of the group around the parish church.


Listing NGR: TL4135315777

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