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The Old Rectory and Swanwic House the Old Rectory Under Kings Road

A Grade II Listed Building in Swanage, Dorset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.6089 / 50°36'32"N

Longitude: -1.9624 / 1°57'44"W

OS Eastings: 402756

OS Northings: 78802

OS Grid: SZ027788

Mapcode National: GBR 459.NPP

Mapcode Global: FRA 67SG.F8S

Entry Name: The Old Rectory and Swanwic House the Old Rectory Under Kings Road

Listing Date: 26 June 1952

Last Amended: 21 March 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1119876

English Heritage Legacy ID: 108250

Location: Swanage, Purbeck, Dorset, BH19

County: Dorset

District: Purbeck

Civil Parish: Swanage

Built-Up Area: Swanage

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Swanage St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

KINGS ROAD WEST
1.
5190
(south side)
The Old Rectory and Swanwic House
SZ 0278 NE 5/124 26.6.52 (formerly listed as The Old
Rectory under Kings Road)
II GV

2.
Now 2 houses. The oldest part dates from the mid C17, enlarged in C18 and early C19.
Various later lean-to additions. Purbeck Stone walls and roofs. The original plan
form is difficult to determine owing to successive enlargements and alterations. Two
storeys and attics. Gabled roofs, some with half-hips. Some double-hung sash windows
some casements. Entrance door to The Old Rectory has a carved stone head dated
July 10, 1667, with initials WR for William Rose - Rector at the time - possibly the
builder of the house. Next to this is a fragment of medieval window tracery. These
features may have been re-set. Interior considerable altered. RCHM Monument 7.


Listing NGR: SZ0275678802

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