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Cotswold (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SO 96769 12312


SO 91 SE ELKSTONE ELKSTONE VILLAGE 3/123 Old Rectory (previously listed as Rectory) 4.6.52 II

Former rectory, now large country house. Early C18; back partly rebuilt 1847 by Francis Niblett; late C20 loggia. Limestone ashlar; imitation ashlar render to loggia; concrete interlocking tile roof. 3-storey with cellar; double pile. Front of 3 storeys and 5 windows with central projecting single-storey porch; all windows are round headed and all have original early C18 9-pane sashes, the upper leaf of each with round head; rusticated architraves with keystone linked to plain band above; keystones to top floor windows link with modillion eaves cornice; spaced rusticated quoins to match windows; porch doorway is round-headed with plain architraves, keystone and imposts; 6-panel fielded door with fanlight over to match windows; rusticated Tuscan pilasters; very small round-headed 2-pane sashes with matching architraves to sides of porch. Ashlar chimneys with unmoulded caps at back of front range. Back range projects beyond front at north end; parapet gables to both side elevations, those to back range having ridge-mounted ashlar chimney stacks with unmoulded caps; at south end of back range a 4-light recessed chamfered mullioned window with hoodmould to cellar, presumably a survival from earlier house. Back elevation of 3 storeys and 5 windows, the outer windows being 2-storey rectangular bays with tripartite window to each floor and C19 sashes; three 9-pane sashes with plain architraves and one 6- pane to top floor; 2 sashes to middle floor; projecting rectangular loggia to ground floor has moulded cornice to parapet roof and plain central opening flanked by unglazed window openings; reached by flight of steps; 9-pane sashes to cellar. Interior remodelled in C19. (D. Verey, Gloucestershire: The Cotswolds, 1979.)

Listing NGR: SO9676612309


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Verey, D , The Buildings of England: Gloucestershire 1 The Cotswolds, (1970)


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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Date: 28 Jun 2007
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