The Old Rectory
- 27 Jul 2000
- The Old Rectory, Old Rectory Lane, Alvechurch, Bromsgrove, Worcestershire
- Photograph (Digital)
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
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