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The Old Rectory and Rectory Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Avon Dassett, Warwickshire

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Latitude: 52.1483 / 52°8'53"N

Longitude: -1.3998 / 1°23'59"W

OS Eastings: 441163

OS Northings: 250173

OS Grid: SP411501

Mapcode National: GBR 7RS.6Y0

Mapcode Global: VHBYC.P8BF

Entry Name: The Old Rectory and Rectory Cottage

Listing Date: 30 May 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1355547

English Heritage Legacy ID: 306119

Location: Avon Dassett, Stratford-on-Avon, Warwickshire, CV47

County: Warwickshire

District: Stratford-on-Avon

Civil Parish: Avon Dassett

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Warwickshire

Church of England Parish: Avon Dassett with Fenny Compton

Church of England Diocese: Coventry

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Listing Text

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 01/03/2017


The Old Rectory and Rectory Cottage

(Formerly listed as The Old Rectory)



Rectory, now house. Early C13 origins, with C17, C18, C19 and C20 additions and alterations. Regular coursed limestone and ironstone, with some ashlar and splayed plinth. Tile roofs with moulded coped gable parapets; stone and brick, and brick ridge and end stacks.

Complex T-plan, with cross wing on left. Two storeys and attic; five-window range. C20 battlemented porch in re-entrant angle has four-centred arched doorway and plank door. Cross wing has angle buttresses with two offsets, sill course and string course. Early C20 leaded stone-mullioned windows throughout. Main range has a four-light and two two-light windows with transoms, and two-light windows above. Cross wing has four-light transomed windows, and two-light round arched attic window.

To rear: cross wing has lower wing added to front, with C20 half-glazed door inserted into blocked window of two chamfered lancets. Left return side has blocked cellar lancet. Cross wing has slit window. Above is a C13 two-light window of chamfered lancets and shaft with stiff leaf capital; the arch and sub-arches have roll hood moulds.
Main range has old leaded cross window, and leaded casements. Mid C20 additions.

Interior: straight flight staircase has square shaped balusters, probably C20. Two panel and three-plank doors.

(VCH: Warwickshire, Vol.5, p.67; Buildings of England: Warwickshire, p.80).

Listing NGR: SP4116350173

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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