THE OLD RECTORY

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1252434
Date first listed:
09-Jan-1986
Statutory Address:
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:
Torridge (District Authority)
Parish:
Virginstow
National Grid Reference:
SX 37973 92665

Details

SX 39 SE VIRGINSTOWE VIRGINSTOWE

5/71 The Old Rectory

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- II House, formerly Virginstowe Rectory. 1845 (Whites Directory). Stone rubble, colour- washed and plastered with a hipped slate roof with central valley, rendered stacks. Double depth rectangular plan with a central stair hall, principal rooms to the left, service rooms to the right. 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 3-window front elevation with regular fenestration, deep eaves and a stone plinth. Central front door with fanlight with Gothic glazing bars. No windows to the left of the front door except for one first floor false window. 3 first floor and 2 ground floor 12-pane sashes to the right of the front door, ground floor window right was originally false but has been glazed on the design of the original windows. Round-headed rear stair window with margin glazing. The garden elevation is 2-bay wide with first floor sashes and ground floor French windows with glazing bars. Interior Very complete with contemporary joinery, chair rails and 1 original marble chimney piece. The central stair hall is partly panelled and has a plaster groin vault to the front and a dog-leg stair with stick balusters and a turned newel post. The Rectory was built for the Reverend P Cann who also helped to finance the rebuilding of the parish church in 1851. An attractive late Georgian house with a good stair hall.

Listing NGR: SX3797392665

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
435460
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
'Whites Directory' in Devon, ()

Legal

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

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