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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1035673



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


District: Wiltshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Alton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 27-May-1964

Date of most recent amendment: 30-Oct-1987

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 311636

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ALTON ALTON BARNES SU 16 SW 5/3 The Old Rectory (formerly listed as The Rectory) 27.5.64 II

Rectory, now house. Between 1728 and 1737, 1729? datestone on stack, rear block of 1785 and further alterations c1830-40. Vitrified brick with red brick dressings and raised brick quoins and plat band. Tiled roof. Two storeys, attics, and cellar. Five bays. Central hallway with flanking study and reception room; hall extended through later rear block to early C19 stair. Margin glazed door over 5 steps, stone surrounds and flat canopy on carved consoles. Windows with moulded architraves and fasciae also in stone and with segmental heads and keystones. Later 12-pane sashes. External stacks at ends. Three hipped dormers. Two heraldic quatrefoils set in north stack. Interior: Rector's study has full simple panelling and cornice. Wood C18 fire surround to reception room, formerly on first floor. Stair and fireplaces generally early Cl9, iron inserts in attic, inlaid marble in study, which also has bust of Augustus William Hare, public orator and author of 'The Alton Sermons', who resided in this house.

Listing NGR: SU1064662064

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National Grid Reference: SU 10646 62064


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