This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
SP 07 SW ALVECHURCH CP OLD RECTORY LANE (east side)
6/17 The Old Rectory
Rectory, now house. Second half C15, clad and raised in early C18, with late C19 and some late C20 alterations. Timber-frame clad in painted brick with tile roof. H-plan, hall range aligned east/west with two-bay hall to east, two-bay service to west; west cross-wing a later addition, east cross-wing at upper end is also C15. Garden front (south): the two gabled cross-wings project slightly, that to left has a stone coped verge and a blind window to the attic, bands to ground floor; right-hand wing has two bands and main range one to ground floor; 1 + 7 + 1 windows: 2-light casements to cross-wings, others are timber cross-windows (there is a further narrow window at each end of the main range, which is blocked); ground floor similar except for entrance in place of the window to right of centre and French casements to cross-wings.
Main entrance in north front has a C19 gabled porch. Lateral stack to east cross-wing is of brick on a stone plinth with two stumps of 6-point star-plan shafts. Interior: exposed framing visible in most rooms of east cross-wing, which also has a C18 staircase with turned balusters. (Typescript report and drawings by S J Price (1984) in files of Department of Local History, Birmingham City Museums and Art Gallery).
Listing NGR: SP0303473324
© Mr David Molyneux. Source: Historic England Archive
This photograph was taken for the Images of England project
People & Organisations
Photographer: Molyneux, David
Rights Holder: Molyneux, David
Brick, Tile, Timber, Medieval Cross Wing House, Tudor Monument (By Form), Hall House, House, Domestic, Dwelling, Timber Framed House, Timber Framed Building, Vicarage, Clergy House, Clerical Dwelling
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