THE OLD RECTORY

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1104105
Date first listed:
22-Feb-1955
Statutory Address:
THE OLD RECTORY

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Location

Statutory Address:
THE OLD RECTORY

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

County:
Devon
District:
East Devon (District Authority)
Parish:
Widworthy
National Grid Reference:
SY 21597 99254

Details

SY 29 NW WIDWORTHY WIDWORTHY

4/152 The Old Rectory - 22.2.55 GV II

House, former rectory. Circa 1840 - 50, parts of the rear service block may have an earlier core. Plastered local stone and flint rubble (the plaster is lightly incised as ashlar); brick or stone rubble stacks with stone rubble and Beerstone chimneyshafts and Tudor-style terracotta chimneypots; slate roof with fleur-de-lys shaped crested ridge tiles. Plan: L-plan house. The main block faces east-north-east, say east, and it has a double depth plan. The 3 front rooms are the principal rooms; the centre one is heated by an axial stack to right and both end rooms have gable-end stacks. The main entrance is in the left (north) end into the stair hall. The rest of the rear block is service rooms. A kitchen block projects at right angles to rear of the right (south) end. It has an axial stack. Behind the kitchen is a passage and dairy/buttery. House is 2 storeys with a service courtyard containing stables adjoining the right (south) end. Tudor Gothic style. Exterior: symmetrical gabled 3-window front. The centre ground floor window is a French window with glazing bars including a top tier of Tudor arch glazing bars and it has a hoodmould. It is flanked by canted bay windows with Tudor arch lights, sunken spandrels, hollow-chamfered timber mullions and original glazing bars. The 3 first floor windows have ovolo-moulded mullions and each light contains a 2-pane sash. Each has a hoodmould and above is a gable with ornate bargeboards and finials. The roof is gable-ended, also with shaped bargeboards with finials. The main doorway in the left (north) end. It is a Tudor arch containing a C20 door. It has a Tudor-style doorframe, flanking clustered pilasters and gabled hoodmould. The rear of the main block includes a less regular arrangement of windows, some in Tudor style. The service wing contains C19 and C20 casements and at first floor level on the outer (south) side, 2 16-pane sashes with small iron balconies. Interior: not inspected but is said to contain a great deal of original joinery and other detail.

Listing NGR: SY2159799254

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
88825
Legacy System:
LBS

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: 24 May 2005
Reference: IOE01/14307/24
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr David Withey. Source Historic England Archive
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