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The Old Rectory

A Grade II Listed Building in Mixbury, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 52.0006 / 52°0'2"N

Longitude: -1.1145 / 1°6'52"W

OS Eastings: 460887

OS Northings: 233939

OS Grid: SP608339

Mapcode National: GBR 9XK.F1Y

Mapcode Global: VHCWK.MZP7

Entry Name: The Old Rectory

Listing Date: 26 April 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1369810

English Heritage Legacy ID: 243657

Location: Mixbury, Cherwell, Oxfordshire, NN13

County: Oxfordshire

District: Cherwell

Civil Parish: Mixbury

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Mixbury

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

SP6033-6133 (East side)
10/64 The Old Rectory


Rectory, now house. c.1806 enlarged 1855. Squared coursed limestone with brick
dressings to earliest part. Hipped and gabled slate roofs. Brick ridge and
internal stacks. Double depth plan with c.1855 additions to left and rear. 2
storeys plus attic. 4-window range. Late C19 two-story canted bay window on
left. Entrance to right flanked by sashes with glazing bars,horns and brick flat
arches. C20 door. First floor has 3 unhorned sashes with glazing bars. 3 roof
dormers. Interior has C19 marble fireplace, moulded ceiling cornices and ceiling
pendants, panelled doors. Roundell Palmer, 1st Earl of Selborne and Lord
Chancellor was born here in 1812, d.1895. Built by Reverend William Jocelyn
Palmer on site of old rectory pulled down between 1806-1810.
(Blomfield, J.C.: History of Mixbury in History of the Present Deanery of
Bicester, 1895, pp41, 52, 57)

Listing NGR: SP6088733939

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