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The Rectory

A Grade II Listed Building in Redditch, Worcestershire

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Latitude: 52.2982 / 52°17'53"N

Longitude: -1.9011 / 1°54'3"W

OS Eastings: 406840

OS Northings: 266678

OS Grid: SP068666

Mapcode National: GBR 3HW.S73

Mapcode Global: VH9ZW.0H9K

Entry Name: The Rectory

Listing Date: 10 April 1954

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1348635

English Heritage Legacy ID: 156592

Location: Redditch, Worcestershire, B98

County: Worcestershire

District: Redditch

Town: Redditch

Electoral Ward/Division: Matchborough

Built-Up Area: Redditch

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Worcestershire

Church of England Parish: Ipsley

Church of England Diocese: Worcester

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Listing Text

SP 06 NE Ipsley

2/116 The Rectory


- II

House, used as rectory, now hotel. C17, remodelled c1812 with mid-C19
alterations and additions. Brick (partly handmade) stuccoed to front;
slate roof of very heavy graduated slates and with parapets and urn
finials at gable ends to front; plain tiled roofs to rear main part and
additions; brick ridge stack to west wing and external brick chimney to
east side elevation. H-plan. Two storeys, attic-and cellar with chamfered
plinth and also dentilled eaves cornice to sides and rear. South front
elevation: 1:1:1 bays; rusticated end quoins to projecting wings; windows
are all round-headed with moulded architraves, keyblocks and fluted pilastered
frames and have Gothick-style sashes with intersecting traceried glazing bars;
central recessed part is also gabled and has a first floor window and beneath
it the main entrance; this has an open pediment, engaged Doric columns and
round-headed doorway with half-glazed door and traceried glazing; at the apex
of the central gable is a gryphon finial. Interior: some Cl7 wall-framing
visible in the east wing; roof has much re-used timber of C17 date including
probable ovolo mullions. First floor room to front of west wing has a barrel
roof and acanthus mouldings on door and window architraves; dog-leg staircase
with very slender turned balusters to rear of central part. There is a Cl7
timber-framed wing adjoining to the rear of the-west-wing; two framed bays
aligned east/west with single-bay cross-wing at east end adjoining rear of
main west wing; two levels; three panels from sill to wall-plate, long straight
braces in lower corners and collar and tie-beam trusses with struts. South
elevation has two circular windows with radiating glazing bars at ground floor
level; there is a central gable in which is situated a similar circular window.
At centre of roof ridge is an octagonal louvred lantern with a clockface and
domical roof with weathervane. C19 additions to rear of east wing. (VCH 3, p 123).

Listing NGR: SP0684066678

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