Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1146135

Date first listed: 23-Mar-1960



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District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Broad Chalke

National Grid Reference: SU 03976 25303


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SU 02 NW BROAD CHALKE SOUTH STREET (north side) 4/98 23.3.60 Kings Old Rectory GV II*

Detached house. C15, additions early C16, C17, altered C18. Dressed limestone, partly rendered, refronting timber-frame, half- hipped tiled roof, stone and brick stacks. Three-bay C15 range, kitchen to west c1500, rear wings C16 and C17. Entrance to rear; 2-storey kitchen range has chamfered square-headed stone door surround to left, ledged door with good iron fittings, 4-light recessed chamfered mullioned casement with hoodmould to right, first floor has 4-light hollow-chamfered mullioned casement with hoodmould, hipped attic dormer. Wing to left with Tudor-arched ribbed door with iron fittings and single leaded casement to right, 3-light mullioned casement with dripstone to left and C20 three- light casement and single leaded light to first floor. Rear of wings with two 3-light mullioned casements with dripstones to ground floor, two C20 casements to first floor and two 3-light wooden mullioned casements to attic gables, large double stack in valley between wings. East wing has 2-light leaded casement, 4- light mullioned casement with hoodmould to ground floor, single casement and tripartite plate glass sash to first floor. Road front; formerly windowless ground floor now with three C20 mullioned casements with hoodmoulds, large external stone stack with offsets to left for kitchen, first floor has 4-light and 3- light hollow-chamfered mullioned casements with hoodmould and one 3-light wooden mullioned casements, all leaded lights. Attached to west side is C15 gateway with large Tudor-arched cart entry and smaller Tudor-arched pedestrian entry to left, pitched verge to top, masonry of gateway continues into attached former cottage (q.v.). Interior: Timber-framed internal partitions retained, together with jowled main posts and 3-bay roof to main range. Kitchen has chamfered beams with bar stops, two chamfered wooden door surrounds, ground floor doors with 2 raised panels and H-L hinges. Drawing room in west wing, refitted early C18 with raised full panelling and shutters, square stone fireplace, dining room in east wing has egg and dart and guilloche moulded plaster ceiling cornice, bolection moulded stone fireplace. Early C18 stairs rise from west wing: panelled dado and wide moulded ramped handrails, stairs formerly in south west corner of wing; newel survives with small stair casements. First floor drawing room over kitchen has early C18 panelling with moulded edges, ovolo and cyma moulded cornice, bolection moulded fireplace. First floor study with reset C17 wainscot panelling. Attic stairs and main stairs have splat balusters to landings. Former rectory, owned by Kings College, Cambridge, till 1923. (Wiltshire Buildings Record)

Listing NGR: SU0397625303


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Legacy System number: 320684

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