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The Old Rectory

A Grade II Listed Building in Leire, Leicestershire

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Latitude: 52.5048 / 52°30'17"N

Longitude: -1.2263 / 1°13'34"W

OS Eastings: 452613

OS Northings: 289936

OS Grid: SP526899

Mapcode National: GBR 8NW.W8P

Mapcode Global: VHCT5.P9KN

Entry Name: The Old Rectory

Listing Date: 29 April 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1360725

English Heritage Legacy ID: 191184

Location: Leire, Harborough, Leicestershire, LE17

County: Leicestershire

District: Harborough

Civil Parish: Leire

Built-Up Area: Leire

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Leire St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text

7/35 The Old Rectory

House, formerly rectory. Largely early C19, and altered c1890. Render over
brick, with low pitched Welsh slate roof. 3 storied. Front which is mock
ashlared is of three bays, that to left doorway taken up by an expressed
chimney stack with 3 flues. Doorway with traceried overlight in projecting
porch of the Tuscan order. Wide 12-light sash window to right. 2 windows of
16 lights above, and of 12 lights in the attic storey. Facade is articulated
by slim pilasters and a string course. Lower wing to right c1830, brick with
Welsh slate roof. Two storied, 3 bayed with sash windows and overhanging
eaves detail. Axial stack. Garden front of main block is of 3 bays. The
ground floor has deeply channelled mock ashlaring and contains 3 wide,
floor-height sash windows. Lugged architraves to 12 light sashes on upper
floors, with continuous sill bands. Additional bay of c1890 to left with
massive canted bay window on ground floor and triple light sash above. Hipped

Listing NGR: SP5261389936

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