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The Rectory

A Grade II* Listed Building in Eckington, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 53.3125 / 53°18'45"N

Longitude: -1.3523 / 1°21'8"W

OS Eastings: 443249

OS Northings: 379707

OS Grid: SK432797

Mapcode National: GBR MZ04.08

Mapcode Global: WHDDY.6Z9X

Entry Name: The Rectory

Listing Date: 31 January 1967

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1370038

English Heritage Legacy ID: 79548

Location: Eckington, North East Derbyshire, Derbyshire, S21

County: Derbyshire

District: North East Derbyshire

Civil Parish: Eckington

Built-Up Area: Eckington

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Eckington and Ridgeway

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text

SK 4379
The Rectory
31.1.67 II*
Rectory. Late C18, with late C19 additions. Ashlar and coursed
rubble coal measures sandstone with quoins, coped gables,
moulded kneelers, gable and brick ridge stacks, with stone
cornices. Welsh and stone slated roofs. South elevation. Two
storey, symmetrical elevation, 1:5:1 bays, the end bays slightly
advanced, and with pediments. Blocking course to recessed
central range, which has a central doorway with a moulded
surround, shallow bracketed pediment with half glazed doors with
glazing bars and a rectangular overlight. Glazing bars beneath
wedge lintels, incised to resemble voussoirs, 3 x 3 panes to the
first floor, and originally 4 x 4 panes to the ground floor, now
altered to 5 x 4 panes. Advanced flanking bays with plain cill
bands, and Venetian windows set within semi-circular arch headed
recesses. Diocletian windows to first floor, and both windows
with sash frames. Three bay addition with hipped end to north,
with glazing bar sashes in flush stone surrounds. Rear
elevation with full height canted tower projections, the tower
to the north incorporating a doorway with bracketed pediment.
Interior. Principal central ground floor room with C18
panelling, chimneypiece, plaster cornice and panelled doors.
Other rooms with chimney pieces, panelled doors, and other
original joinery. Stair tower with geometric stair and cast
iron handrail and balusters. The detailing of the garden
elevation is reminiscent of the stables at Renishaw Hall, 1795
by Joseph Badger.

Listing NGR: SK4325079707

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