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The Old Rectory

A Grade II Listed Building in Melchbourne and Yielden, Bedford

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Latitude: 52.2942 / 52°17'39"N

Longitude: -0.5172 / 0°31'1"W

OS Eastings: 501224

OS Northings: 267266

OS Grid: TL012672

Mapcode National: GBR G05.22Z

Mapcode Global: VHFPF.ZLGM

Entry Name: The Old Rectory

Listing Date: 7 May 1952

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1114816

English Heritage Legacy ID: 36287

Location: Melchbourne and Yielden, Bedford, MK44

County: Bedford

Civil Parish: Melchbourne and Yielden

Traditional County: Bedfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bedfordshire

Church of England Parish: Yelden

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text


1/100 The Old Rectory

7.5.52 II

House. C16, (circa 1700) and C19. Coursed limestone rubble with ashlar dressings.
Old clay tile roof, hipped at East end. C16 2-bay 2-storey block to East. 2 2-light
casements under stone lintels to ground floor, right hand one C20. First floor has
one 2-light casement and one later wooden mullion and transom window rising into
gabled dormer. Small carved stone panel of Tudor rose below first floor casement.
late C17 or early C18 central block with recessed slightly later extension to West
end, both of 2-storeys and attics and with fenestration of same period. Wooden
mullion and transom windows under wooden lintels, 3 to each floor and one over front
door serving stair well. 2 gabled dormers with 2-light casements. Front door of
6 fielded panels, top pair glazed. Leaded lights to all windows. Drawing room
retains fielded bolection moulded panelling, study has ovolo moulded panelling,
both of painted deal. Rear extension has 1832 datestone.

Listing NGR: TL0122467266

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