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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1146048



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


District: Wiltshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Sedgehill and Semley

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 06-Jul-1987

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 320971

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SEMLEY SEMLEY VILLAGE ST 82 NE (off north side)

3/181 The Old Rectory


Rectory, now private house. Early C18, C19 additions. Dressed limestone, tiled hipped roof with fishscale bands, brick and stone stacks. L-plan. Two-storey, 3-window north front. Stone classical porch with engaged Composite columns, round-arched 6- panelled door in surround with keystone and imposts, pulvinated frieze, arched lights to sides, 12-pane sash to right, external lateral stone stack to left. First floor has two 16-pane sashes and one 6-pane sash, moulded stone eaves cornice. Left return has blocked doorway. Rear garden front has three 12-pane sashes in moulded stone architraves with keystones, first floor has three 6- pane sashes in moulded architraves, moulded stone eaves cornice, gabled dormer to roof. Wing projecting to left has 12-pane and 6- pane sashes to right side, gable-end has late C19 two-storey canted bay with 2-light casements, C20 lean-to extension to left side. Right return has external stone stack and gabled projection for stairs with 2-light casement and sash. Interior has good C18 stairs with three turned balusters per open string tread, wide, moulded handrail. Large drawing room with 6- panelled doors in moulded architraves, arched alcoves, window shutters and reset white marble rococo fireplace surround, shortly to be moved to Thorne House, Donhead St Andrew (q.v.). Attached to right return are dressed limestone garden walls with flat coping swept up to house and with 6-panelled door. Ceased to be the rectory during 1940s.

Listing NGR: ST8896927225

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National Grid Reference: ST 88969 27225


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