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Rectory Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Kemerton, Worcestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.0286 / 52°1'43"N

Longitude: -2.0804 / 2°4'49"W

OS Eastings: 394579

OS Northings: 236693

OS Grid: SO945366

Mapcode National: GBR 2KL.W92

Mapcode Global: VH93N.W8JP

Entry Name: Rectory Farmhouse

Listing Date: 30 July 1959

Last Amended: 2 December 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1349954

English Heritage Legacy ID: 148526

Location: Kemerton, Wychavon, Worcestershire, GL20

County: Worcestershire

District: Wychavon

Civil Parish: Kemerton

Built-Up Area: Kemerton

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Worcestershire

Church of England Parish: Kemerton St Nicholas

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

KEMERTON CP -
SO 9436 - 9536
12/74 13/5 Rectory Farmhouse
30-7-59 (formerly listed as
Old Rectory House)
GV II

Shown on OS map as The Old Rectory and Rectory Farm Cottages.
Rectory and farmhouse, now divided into two dwellings. C16, rebuilt in 1678
by the Rev Nathaniel Lye, with further mid-C19 and mid-C20 alterations and
additions. Roughcast limestone and brick, slate roof with gable-end parapets
and two tall brick stacks to rear of main roof, brick ridge stacks to east wing.
L-plan. Two storeys and attic with chamfered plinth and moulded eaves cornice.
Main south front elevation: five bays. Windows are all original 15-pane sashes
with thick glazing bars and raised surrounds; first floor windows have moulded
ashlar sills. At the eastern end there is a small rectangular light on both
floors. The central entrance has a shell hood on ornately carved brackets,
a rusticated surround, a door with raised and fielded panels and a transom
light with two glazing bars. At the west gable end there is an attic light.
The east wing is also of five bays. In the angle with the main front are a
ground and first floor blocked window, two first floor replacement cross-casements
and two blocked doorways, one with a transom light and two glazing bars; all
openings have raised surrounds. There is a single-bay wing at the south gable
end, lower in height, with a 15-pane C20 window on the first floor. At the
west end of the main range is a single-storey C19 wing with a 3-light casement
in its front elevation. Interior: main part noted as having retained a panelled
ground floor room. The east wing incorporates part of the original C16 building
said to have been a substantial hall house. (VCH, Vol 8, p 217 (Glos); BoE, p 202).


Listing NGR: SO9457936693

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