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The Old Rectory

A Grade II Listed Building in Lacock, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 51.4179 / 51°25'4"N

Longitude: -2.1256 / 2°7'32"W

OS Eastings: 391362

OS Northings: 168771

OS Grid: ST913687

Mapcode National: GBR 1RR.3DB

Mapcode Global: VH96K.3MMD

Plus Code: 9C3VCV9F+5Q

Entry Name: The Old Rectory

Listing Date: 7 January 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1022142

English Heritage Legacy ID: 315463

Location: Lacock, Wiltshire, SN15

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Lacock

Built-Up Area: Lacock

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Lacock with Bowden Hill

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

Tagged with: Clergy house

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ST 9168
(west side)
4/29 The Old Rectory

Former rectory, 1865-6, pennant stone coursed rubble with ashlar
dressings, steep slate roofs, coped gables and prominent ashlar
stacks. Two storeys, High Victorian Gothic style, basically L-plan
with east cross wing and main front to south, but also parallel
north range. South front has cross wing gable to right and 2-window
range to left, cross wing with angel finial, boldly detailed plate-
traceried upper window, dated 1866, and large ground floor canted
bay. Range to left has steep eaves-breaking dormer gables over
pointed-headed paired sashes and ground floor pair and triple
sashes. All ground floor windows have dividing shafts and
shouldered heads. Gables have banding, carved shields and mottoes.
Two-window east front, near symmetrical, has similar upper dormer
gables and ground floor paired sash to left, but to right pointed
arched door flanked by 2 plate traceried 2-light windows all with
hood moulds. North end wall has diagonally placed stair-lights and
answering corbelling to stack. North range has lower gable
adjoining main gable and 2-window range beyond with pointed arched
door. Single storey range beyond west end. In entrance hall, 3
armorial stained glass windows. Original staircase.

Listing NGR: ST9136268771

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