Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1033940

Date first listed: 04-Jun-1952



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District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Fittleton

National Grid Reference: SU 14632 49604


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FITTLETON MAIN STREET SU 14 NW (west side) 9/57 Old Rectory 4.6.52

GV II House. Late C17 and 1742. Main block of brick with limestone quoins and dressings. Slate roof. Rear, earlier, block, of flint and limestone with plain tiled roofs. Rear block of 2 bays, linked to parallel front block with central stair hall and flanking reception rooms, extended to left in early C19. Facade of 7 x 2 window bays divided into 3 equal parts by two giant order pilasters each carrying one triglyph frieze. Twelve-pane sashes with segmental brick arches and stone keys. Centre first floor window blind and key has incised F.J.M. 1742 (possibly Robert Merchant, rector 1731-73 Patron and the President of Magdalen College Oxford), flanked by narrow 8-pane sashes. Central open pedimented 6-panel door on console brackets. Timber cornice, broken slightly forward over pilasters. Three flat roofed dormers with casement windows. Roof hipped and stacks to rear. Interior has dog-leg stair with dado panelling, probably mid-C19. Room to left C18 fully panelled with cornice and C19 fireplace. Drawing room in left 2-bay extension also 1842-54 for Rev. T. Phillips.

Listing NGR: SU1463249604


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Legacy System number: 311009

Legacy System: LBS

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