THE OLD RECTORY

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1113878

Date first listed: 11-Aug-1972

Date of most recent amendment: 06-Mar-1985

Statutory Address: THE OLD RECTORY, PARK LANE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: THE OLD RECTORY, PARK LANE

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

District: Central Bedfordshire (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Blunham

National Grid Reference: TL 15309 51066

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History

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Details

TL 1551 BLUNHAM PARK LANE

7/13 The Old Rectory(formerly listed 11.8.72 as Blunham Rectory)

GV II

House, former rectory. 1873-4 by John Usher (1822-1904) for Rev Thomas Marlborough Berry. Yellow brick with stone dressings. Half-flipped clay tile roofs. Double pile plan, with a gable to each elevation. 2 storeys and attics. High Victorian Gothic style. Strong vertical emphasis offset by horizontal bands of dark ochre brick. Variety of windows, mostly sashes with 2-centred arched heads, many paired. Moulded brick eaves cornice. Front elevation: tiled gabled open porch with finial and decorative bargeboards. 2- centred arched doorway with part glazed 6 panel door. One hipped dormer, projecting forward on corbels, with paired sashes. Chimney stack to RH gable has stone shield with 3 coronets. S elevation : similar windows and hipped dormers. Rectangular projecting bay with pierced embattled parapet. Recessed central bay had 2-centred head with alternating stone and brick voussoirs and moulded dripstone. Contains paired lancet windows rising from ground to first floor, and trefoil window between first floor and attic, all lighting staircase. Variety of multiple chimney stacks.

Listing NGR: TL1530951066

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 37939

Legacy System: LBS

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