THE OLD RECTORY

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1040498
Date first listed:
04-Jul-1985
Statutory Address:
THE OLD RECTORY, QUEENS STREET

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Ordnance survey map of THE OLD RECTORY
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Location

Statutory Address:
THE OLD RECTORY, QUEENS STREET

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

County:
Northamptonshire
District:
South Northamptonshire (District Authority)
Parish:
Culworth
National Grid Reference:
SP 54492 46955

Details

CULWORTH QUEENS STREET SP5446 (North side) 11/38 The Old Rectory

GV II

House, formerly rectory. 1854 with extensions in 1869. By E F. Law for the Reverend Charles Hill. Datestone 1854/C.S.H, on left side. Ironstone ashlar, Limestone dressings, roof covered by snow at time of survey, brick stacks. L-plan. Elaborate Gothic Revival. 2 storeys and attic, 5 bays. Main block to left, 3 bays, has central castellated tower with doorway under pointed stone arch and double half-glazed dour. Gabled bay to right has canted bay window with stone mullions on the ground floor. 3-light stone mullioned and transomed window to left. 2-light stone mullioned window in left bay on first floor. Window of 2 trefoil-headed lights above entrance, and of 3-trefoiled lights to right. Attic windows in right gable and tower, each 2 trefoil-headed lancets. Lower wing set back to right, of 2 irregular gabled bays, has 3-light stone mullioned windows on the ground floor, that to left with transom. Trefoil shaped window in left bay on the first floor. 2 pointed lights with transom in right bay. Interior: Stone staircase with iron balustrade. Marble fireplaces. Ornamental plaster cornices. Stained glass screen at entrance to hall with roundels painted with views of church and rectory. Said to have been built at the expense of The Rev. Charles Hill's father-in-law, a Birmingham bujinessman, (Buildings-of England: Northamptonshire, p.172).

Listing NGR: SP5449246955

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
234067
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Cherry, B, The Buildings of England: Northamptonshire, (1973), 172

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 26 Sep 2002
Reference: IOE01/08133/02
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