THE OLD RECTORY

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1114828

Date first listed: 07-May-1952

Statutory Address: THE OLD RECTORY, KIMBOLTON ROAD

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: THE OLD RECTORY, KIMBOLTON ROAD

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

District: Bedford (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Pertenhall

National Grid Reference: TL 08472 65416

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History

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Details

TL 0865 PERTENHALL KIMBOLTON ROAD

10/119 The Old Rectory

7.5.52

GV II*

House, former rectory. Late C18, probable rebuilding of an earlier house, for the Martyn family. Rainwater heads show 1799. Red brick with hipped tiled roof behind parapet. 3 storeyed rectangular block, with later lower additions to rear. Symmetrical front elevation has slightly projecting central bay with cyma reversa stone pediment. Stone cornice band and coping to parapet. 1:3:1 sash windows with glazing bars under flat arches. Central doorway has semi-circular traceried fanlight, panelled archivolt, wood surround of panelled pilasters supporting entablatures and open dentil pediment. Flanking windows set in shallow round-headed recesses, with stone impost bands in line with doorway cornice. Side elevations of 3 windows, some dummy. C19 2 storeyed chequered brick and slate roofed addition to rear W. C20 additions to rear E by Sir Albert Richardson. Interior: well staircase with circular domed skylight and cut spandrels to stairs. Panelled reveals, doors and shutters. Cornices with modillion and foliate designs. White marble chimney pieces. (J. Kenworthy-Browne, "Living in a late Palladian rectory", The Connoisseur, vol 162, pp 154-159.)

Listing NGR: TL0847265416

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 36314

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
'The Connoisseur' in The Connoisseur, , Vol. 162, (), 154-159

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