THE OLD RECTORY

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1105587
Date first listed:
07-Nov-1985
Statutory Address:
THE OLD RECTORY

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Ordnance survey map of 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:
West Devon (District Authority)
Parish:
Lewtrenchard
National Grid Reference:
SX 45425 86206

Details

SX 48 NE LEW TRENCHARD LEW TRENCHARD

4/114 The Old Rectory - II

House, formerly rectory. 1906, designed by Sabine Baring-Gould. Stone rubble, slate hung to the first floor with a slate roof with sprocketted eaves gabled at ends. Rendered stacks on ridge. Arts and Crafts style. Double depth plan with rear wing. 2 storeys and attic. Symmetrical. 5-bay front with deep coved eaves carried out round a central 2-storey gabled porch with a swept slate canopy carried on timber brackets. Pointed arched half-glazed front door in a chamfered stone architrave, 4-light casement, 6 panes per light above porch canopy. A glazed lean-to addition with a slate roof to ground floor left. Ground floor windows right 3-light casements, 8-panes per light. The first floor window to either side of the porch are 3-light casements, 6-panes per light. Long attic dormers each have 3-light casements, 4-panes per light. Interior Contemporary 6-panel doors, cornices and staircase with turned balusters. 1 Adam style chimneypiece said to have been brought from Lew House (now the Manor Hotel). Sabine Baring-Gould was both squire and parson at Lew Trenchard from 1881 until his death in 1924. He was a High Churchman, antiquarian and prolific author of fiction and theological works. In 1906 Coombe Trenchard (q.v.) was built on the site of the former Rectory and Baring-Gould built this house closer to the parish church.

Listing NGR: SX4542586206

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
92360
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: 28 Aug 2001
Reference: IOE01/04428/18
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Rex L. Haythornthwaite. Source Historic England Archive
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