THE OLD RECTORY

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1022142

Date first listed: 07-Jan-1987

Statutory Address: THE OLD RECTORY, CANTAX HILL

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: THE OLD RECTORY, CANTAX HILL

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

District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Lacock

National Grid Reference: ST9136268771

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History

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Details

LACOCK CANTAX HILL ST 9168 (west side) 4/29 The Old Rectory II

Former rectory, 1865-6, pennant stone coursed rubble with ashlar dressings, steep slate roofs, coped gables and prominent ashlar stacks. Two storeys, High Victorian Gothic style, basically L-plan with east cross wing and main front to south, but also parallel north range. South front has cross wing gable to right and 2-window range to left, cross wing with angel finial, boldly detailed plate- traceried upper window, dated 1866, and large ground floor canted bay. Range to left has steep eaves-breaking dormer gables over pointed-headed paired sashes and ground floor pair and triple sashes. All ground floor windows have dividing shafts and shouldered heads. Gables have banding, carved shields and mottoes. Two-window east front, near symmetrical, has similar upper dormer gables and ground floor paired sash to left, but to right pointed arched door flanked by 2 plate traceried 2-light windows all with hood moulds. North end wall has diagonally placed stair-lights and answering corbelling to stack. North range has lower gable adjoining main gable and 2-window range beyond with pointed arched door. Single storey range beyond west end. In entrance hall, 3 armorial stained glass windows. Original staircase.

Listing NGR: ST9136268771

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 315463

Legacy System: LBS

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