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This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1382569



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
WarwickshireStratford-on-AvonDistrict AuthorityClifford Chambers and Milcote

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 06-Feb-1952

Date of most recent amendment: 24-Feb-1997

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 482953

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SP1952 The Old Rectory 1912-1/10/59 06/02/52


Rectory, now house. Late C15/ early C16, with later alterations. Close-studded timber-frame with plastered infill and some brick underbuilding, rubble and ashlar; old tile roof with brick end stacks. Double-ended hall house plan. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys; 4-window range. Jettied gabled cross-wing to each end. Entrance to through passage to right end of central range has plank door with strap hinges and glazed overlight. Windows mostly have leaded casements; ground floor has 3-light casement with flanking 4-light mullioned windows to left wing; centre, originally had 2-storey bay to left, replaced in mid C20 by present windows, 3-light casement and 2 smaller windows; right wing has underbuilt jetty and 2 windows with 6/6 sashes. 1st floor has wide oriel with lean-to roof and central 3-light casement to left wing; 2 windows with 2-light casements to centre and 3-light casement to right wing. Returns have 2 large external stacks and varied fenestration, stack to left return is large and of rubble and ashlar; right return has 1st floor entrance up steps and lean-to porch; single-storey service range projecting to right has varied fenestration and inserted garage door. Rear is similar. INTERIOR: much of the early work survives though with subdivision and with floor inserted in open hall. The hall range retains the former open truss over hall and spere truss to screens passage which has 2 doorways to service wing. Smoke blackened coupled rafter roof with open truss having curved braces to cranked collar and spere truss having curved braces to cranked tie beam of the queen post truss. In the left, former solar, wing are finely carved stone fireplaces on each floor both with roll mouldings and a row of shields within cusped surrounds along the top. The ground floor fireplace inner moulding has been cut away. The first floor chamber, now subdivided, also retains its cranked tie beam ceiling. Much other framing of interest visible. (Victoria County Histories: Victoria History of the County of Gloucestershire: 1965-: 209).

Listing NGR: SP1984952094

Selected Sources

  1. Book  Reference - Author: Page, W - Title: The Victoria History of the County of Gloucester - Date: 1965 - Page References: 209

National Grid Reference: SP 19849 52094


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