This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
OLD HARRINGTON ROAD SP77SE (South side) 10/179 The Old Rectory
Rectory, now house. C17, mainly mid C18. Squared and ashlar lias with C20 concrete tile roof. L-shaped plan. 2 storeys with attic. Garden front: 4-window range of sashes with glazing bars, 2 to left have flat arch heads and 2 to right have moulded stone architraves with keystones. Double sashes to left at ground floor. C19 canted stone bay to far right. C20 glazed door to right has moulded stone surround with keystone and pediment above. The right section of this facade is ashlar with rusticated quoins. There is an ashlar string course throughout. Hipped and gabled roof with ashlar moulded cornice and gable parapets and kneelers. Brick and stone stacks at ridge and end. Two C20 dormers.
Facade to right: ashlar with 3 first-floor sashes having moulded stone architraves and keystones, large central canted bay on this facade probably C19.
Interior: Dining room and kitchen to left of entrance have moulded ceiling beam with interlacing decoration. Open fireplace with bressumer in dining room has remains of spit mechanism. This part of the house may be late C17/C18. Staircase with quarter landings has large early C19 window with stained glass. Several first floor rooms retain early Cl9 fireplaces with cast iron baskets.
Listing NGR: SP7863973244
© Mr Roger Ashley. Source: Historic England Archive
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Photographer: Ashley, Roger
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Ashlar, Brick, Concrete, Lias, Tile, Tudor Vicarage, Elizabethan Domestic, Stuart Clergy House, Jacobean Clerical Dwelling, House, Dwelling, Monument (By Form)