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Latitude: 50.6428 / 50°38'34"N
Longitude: -4.2829 / 4°16'58"W
OS Eastings: 238684
OS Northings: 85053
OS Grid: SX386850
Mapcode National: GBR NP.8XBQ
Mapcode Global: FRA 17XC.P9M
Entry Name: The Old Rectory
Listing Date: 14 June 1952
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1326351
English Heritage Legacy ID: 92391
Location: Lifton, West Devon, Devon, PL16
District: West Devon
Civil Parish: Lifton
Built-Up Area: Lifton
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
SX 38 NE LIFTON LIFTON
2/147 The Old Rectory
House adjoining and formerly part of the Old Manor (q.v.). Circa 1760 with C20
alterations. Rendered with slate roof with gabled ends and rendered stack at left
gable end. Rendered stack at right gable end shared with the Old Manor. Single
depth plan, 2 rooms wide with central rear stair projection with hipped roof. Rear
left and right outshuts under catslide roofs may be integral. 2 storeys.
Symmetrical 5-bay front with moulded timber eaves cornice. Central C20 front door,
18-pane boxed sashes on front. There is some evidence for an C18 entrance on the
left return into the left outshut.
Interior The lack of service rooms suggests that this house was used as the
principal reception rooms and the earlier build (the Old Manor) used as kitchen and
service rooms. The front entrance leads directly into the left hand room but the
presence of a large archway may indicate a former entrance hall leading into the rear
stair hall. 2 C18 panelled rooms, some of the panelling replaced in the C20, with
original cornices and fireplaces consisting of consoles supporting an entablature
decorated with a running frieze with central scallop shell. Dog-leg stair with
turned balusters and flat moulded ramped wreathed handrail. 6-panel doors, some
introduced from elsewhere.
Listing NGR: SX3868285050
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