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Latitude: 52.4128 / 52°24'46"N
Longitude: -0.6463 / 0°38'46"W
OS Eastings: 492169
OS Northings: 280283
OS Grid: SP921802
Mapcode National: GBR DX3.RDS
Mapcode Global: VHFNS.RM56
Entry Name: The Old Rectory
Listing Date: 19 June 1992
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1372385
English Heritage Legacy ID: 231084
Location: Grafton Underwood, Kettering, Northamptonshire, NN14
Civil Parish: Grafton Underwood
Traditional County: Northamptonshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire
Church of England Parish: Grafton Underwood St James the Apostle
Church of England Diocese: Peterborough
SP9280 The Old Rectory
Rectory, now house. Dated 1868 on rainwater heads. Coursed
limestone rubble with ashlar dressings, roof of red and blue
scalloped tiles arranged in bands, crested ridge tiles and
coped-gables. Stone ridge and end stacks. 2 storeys and attic.
Garden front a balanced, but not symmetrical 4-bay elevation,
including gables at either end. Left hand gable has canted bay
window with traceried parapet to ground floor, a 3-light
mullioned and transomed windo w to first flor and a 2-light
window to the attic. Second bay has part-glazed (C20?) door
with hood mould and a cross-window above, breaking the upper
of 2 string courses which divide the ground and first floors.
Third bay has a 3-light mullioned and transomed around floor
window and a 3-light window above in gabled half-dormer with
the central light stepped up (a detail reflecting the C17
Manor House, q.v.). Plate casements. Right-hand gable has
slightly projecting stack with coat of arms, and to left of
the single light windows to ground and first floor, that to
ground floor with transom. Similar details to other
elevations. Gabled porch to rear. Interior not inspected.
Listing NGR: SP9216980283
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