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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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


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5/71 The Old Rectory


- 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


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

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