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Old Rectory

A Grade II Listed Building in Fittleton, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 51.2454 / 51°14'43"N

Longitude: -1.7917 / 1°47'30"W

OS Eastings: 414632

OS Northings: 149604

OS Grid: SU146496

Mapcode National: GBR 4Z3.XGM

Mapcode Global: VHB4Y.WYMM

Plus Code: 9C3W66W5+58

Entry Name: Old Rectory

Listing Date: 4 June 1952

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1033940

English Heritage Legacy ID: 311009

ID on this website: 101033940

Location: Fittleton, Wiltshire, SP4

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Fittleton

Built-Up Area: Netheravon

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Fittleton All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

Tagged with: Clergy house

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SU 14 NW (west side)

Old Rectory

House. Late C17 and 1742. Main block of brick with limestone
quoins and dressings. Slate roof. Rear, earlier, block, of flint
and limestone with plain tiled roofs. Rear block of 2 bays, linked
to parallel front block with central stair hall and flanking
reception rooms, extended to left in early C19. Facade of 7 x 2
window bays divided into 3 equal parts by two giant order pilasters
each carrying one triglyph frieze. Twelve-pane sashes with
segmental brick arches and stone keys. Centre first floor window
blind and key has incised F.J.M. 1742 (possibly Robert Merchant,
rector 1731-73 Patron and the President of Magdalen College
Oxford), flanked by narrow 8-pane sashes. Central open pedimented
6-panel door on console brackets. Timber cornice, broken slightly
forward over pilasters. Three flat roofed dormers with casement
windows. Roof hipped and stacks to rear.
Interior has dog-leg stair with dado panelling, probably mid-C19.
Room to left C18 fully panelled with cornice and C19 fireplace.
Drawing room in left 2-bay extension also 1842-54 for Rev. T.

Listing NGR: SU1463249604

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