The Old Rectory

Date:
31 Jul 2000
Location:
The Old Rectory, Church Lane, Much Hadham, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG10 6DH
Reference:
IOE01/02479/35
Type:
Photograph (Digital)
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Description

This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

MUCH HADHAM 3/21 CHURCH LANE (East Side) Much Hadham Village The Old Rectory

Shall be amended by revised description

Rectory, now a private house. Early C17, E fronted with C18 and early C19 alterations.

Painted brick and plaster on timber frame. Old tile roof. Two and a half storeys.

Symmetrical entrance front has 2, projecting, gable ends linked by an early C19 porch/ conservatory with pierced quatrefoil stone parapet. Two, 4-centre windows with Gothic mullions flank a double door. Slightly projecting, 1st floor, centre bay has a C18, 8/8 sash window and narrow sashes to sides. End bays with Ground and 1st floor projecting window bays, both with C18 1st floor sashes and cusped bargeboards. Garden elevation of 2 slate roof blocks. Symmetrical on W with large Ground floor canted window bays to outsides and 3 1st floor shallow sash oriels with moulded surrounds.

Central C18 horizontal sash dormer. Lower E range is C17 timber frame, with early C18 front. Very large 2 storey late C18 canted window on W with 5 sash windows, and E 4 segmental headed sashes. Interior has oak panelled hall. Remains of overmantel in top E wall. Good early C17 fireplace in room above: fluted pilasters, oval cornice, 2 field overmantel with guilloche arcading. The house is attractively set behind oval lawn and cedar. (RCHM Typescript).

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TL 41 NW MUCH HADHAM CHURCH LANE (east side) Much Hadham village

3/21 The Old Rectory

19.10.51

GV II

Rectory, now a house. Early C17, E fronted with C18 and early C19 alterations. Painted brick and plaster on timber frame. Old tile roof. Two and a half storeys. Symmetrical entrance front has 2, projecting, gable ends linked by an early C19 porch/conservatory with pierced quatrefoil stone parapet. Two, 4-centre windows with Gothic mullions flank a double door.

Slightly projecting, 1st floor, centre bay has a C18, 8/8 sash window and narrow sashes to sides. End bays with Ground and 1st floor projecting window bays, both with C18 1st floor sashes and cusped bargeboards. Garden elevation of 2 slate roof blocks.

Symmetrical on W with large Ground floor canted window bays to outsides and 3 1st floor shallow sash oriels with moulded surrounds. Central C18 horizontal sash dormer. Lower E range is C17 timber frame, also with early C19 front. Very large 2 storey canted window on W with 5 sash windows, and on E 2 segmental headed sashes. Interior has oak panelled hall. Remains of overmantel in top E wall. Good early C17 fireplace in room above: fluted pilasters, oval cornice, 2 field overmantel with guilloche arcading. The house is attractively set behind oval lawn and cedar. (RCHM Typescript).

Listing NGR: TL4306119611

Content

This is part of the Series: IOE01/0921 IOE Records taken by John Harris; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England

Rights

© Mr John Harris. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Harris, John

Rights Holder: Harris, John

Keywords

Brick, Slate, Tile, Timber, Tudor Timber Framed House, Elizabethan Monument <By Form>, Stuart Timber Framed Building, Jacobean House, Domestic, Dwelling, Vicarage, Clergy House, Clerical Dwelling