OLD RECTORY

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1055667
Date first listed:
10-Mar-1986
Statutory Address:
OLD RECTORY

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Location

Statutory Address:
OLD RECTORY

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

District:
Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Pontesbury
National Grid Reference:
SJ3988603543

Details

SJ 30 SE PONTESBURY C.P. HABBERLEY

7/186 Old Rectory -

GV II

Rectory, now house. Probably early C17 with later additions and alterations, principally of c.1850. Timber framed with painted brick infill on rendered rubblestone plinth, machine tile roof. Hall of 2 1/2 bays with cross-wing of 2 bays projecting to right. One storey and attic; framing: square and rectangular panels, 3 from cill to wall-plate, V-struts from collars to gable ends; scattered fenestration, late C19 and C20 leaded casements in panels of framing, 2 to left and 2 flanking: C20 ledged door in hall and one to each floor on cross-wing, gabled eaves dormer above entrance; prominent red brick ridge stack at right-hand end of hall with subsidiary stack in roof slope to left. Sun insurance plate to gable of cross-wing with position of former door in right-hand return. Probably built by the then rector of Habberley, Thomas Hynks, c.1624. Taller gabled brick addition to rear of c.1850 not of special architectural interest. V.C.H. VIII (1968), p.243.

Listing NGR: SJ3988603543

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
259489
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Shropshire, (1968), 243

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: 25 Sep 2002
Reference: IOE01/09268/15
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr M. I. Joachim. Source Historic England Archive
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