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The Old Rectory

A Grade II Listed Building in Thurning, Northamptonshire

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Latitude: 52.4327 / 52°25'57"N

Longitude: -0.404 / 0°24'14"W

OS Eastings: 508605

OS Northings: 282832

OS Grid: TL086828

Mapcode National: GBR GZX.DP8

Mapcode Global: VHFNX.Y39X

Entry Name: The Old Rectory

Listing Date: 23 May 1967

Last Amended: 25 January 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1040205

English Heritage Legacy ID: 232701

Location: Thurning, East Northamptonshire, Northamptonshire, PE8

County: Northamptonshire

District: East Northamptonshire

Civil Parish: Thurning

Traditional County: Huntingdonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: Thurning St James the Great

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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Listing Text

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 05/03/2013


The Old Rectory

(Formerly listed as Home Farmhouse, Winwick Road (south side))

(Formerly listed as The Rectory)


Farmhouse. Said to be C15 origins, C18 and C19 reconstructed mid C20.
Timber-framed with C20 brick and block infill now all rendered. Thatch roof.
Originally L-shape plan with lobby entry. 2 storeys. Main front is a 4-window
range of C20 p.v.c. casements, probably in original openings. C20 lean-to porch
with concrete tile roof, to right of centre. Gabled roof with hip to right. Rear
wing is similar to main front. Flat roofed infill, between wings, is probably
early and mid Cl9 remodelled C20, C19 six-panelled, part-glazed, door to left.
Interior: entrance hall has early C19 staircase with stick balustrade. Room to
left has C17 fireplace with chamfered stone surround and 4-centred arch head.
Stop-chamfered spine beam. Kitchen and room to far right both have remains of
open fireplaces, one with original bressumer and bread oven. Chamfered spine
beams. Some timber framing is visible in the first floor rooms. Used as the
Rectory from C17 to mid C20. Include for group value.
(VCH: Northamptonshire: Vol.3, p109)

Listing NGR: TL0860582832

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