GLEBE HOUSE THE OLD RECTORY

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1355435
Date first listed:
21-Apr-1986
Statutory Address:
GLEBE HOUSE, MAIN STREET
Statutory Address:
THE OLD RECTORY, MAIN STREET

Map

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THE OLD RECTORY
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Location

Statutory Address:
GLEBE HOUSE, MAIN STREET
Statutory Address:
THE OLD RECTORY, MAIN STREET

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

County:
Warwickshire
District:
Stratford-on-Avon (District Authority)
Parish:
Farnborough
National Grid Reference:
SP 43318 49593

Details

FARNBOROUGH MAIN STREET SP4349 (East side) 16/38 The Old Rectory and Glebe House

GV II

Former rectory, now 2 houses. 1814. Possibly designed by Henry Hakewill. Entrance pavilion and loggia added shortly afterwards. Service wing, now Glebe House, extended 1875. Scored colourwashed render with regular coursed stone plinth; Glebe House of Flemish bond red brick. Slate shallow-hipped roofs with broad eaves; rendered and brick internal stacks. Complex L-plan with wing to left forming Glebe House. 2 storeys, basement and attic; 3-window range. Square open-fronted entrance pavilion to right has angle piers and plain entablature and steps. Door of 2 shaped rectangular panels in moulded wood architrave. Screen wall to left. Main range has corners scored, giving the effect of angle piers throughout. Basement has 2-light casements with glazing bars; stone lintels with keystones. Sashes throughout. Attic has round-arched half-dormers, with eaves carried over as hoods. Low sashes with fan-light glazing. Right return side is 2 storeys on different levels; 4-window range. Right bay projects slightly. Half-glazed door in angle has narrow moulded wood architrave arid flanking panels, recessed within fielded panelled piers. Full-width fan-light with many glazing bars is largely hidden by loggia roof. Quadrant curve 5-bay loggia from entrance pavilion to door. Pavilion and entrance have rendered piers, the inner slightly recessed. 4 painted wood openwork uprights and lattice-work frieze throughout. Interior has apsidal alcove with painted wood architrave with heavy reeding and corner roundels. Small window to left of door. Right bay has tripartite window under segmental arch. Slightly recessed bay above door. 2 left windows on lower level have small sunk panels above. Garden front: 2 storeys; 3-window range. Ground floor has some alterations. Tripartite window on right under segmental arch. Mid/late C19 sash to left of centre. Small central pediment on 2 pairs of brackets. Interior: hall has segmental arches with panelled pilasters, one with panelled soffit. Dog-leg staircase with winders and scrolled open string, arid column newels. Moulded cornices. Some vertical sliding shutters. Glebe House is 2 storeys; 6-window range. C20 doors to left and right. 6-panelled door to right. Two 6-light casements with horizontal glazing bars. First floor has sashes. Stone flat arches.

Listing NGR: SP4331849593

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
305613
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 09 Apr 2002
Reference: IOE01/06329/21
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Walter Chinn. Source Historic England Archive
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