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The Old Rectory

A Grade II* Listed Building in Willoughby Waterleys, Leicestershire

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Latitude: 52.527 / 52°31'37"N

Longitude: -1.1535 / 1°9'12"W

OS Eastings: 457524

OS Northings: 292458

OS Grid: SP575924

Mapcode National: GBR 8NS.H6F

Mapcode Global: VHCT0.YRK6

Entry Name: The Old Rectory

Listing Date: 11 January 1955

Last Amended: 29 April 1986

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1061538

English Heritage Legacy ID: 191218

Location: Willoughby Waterleys, Harborough, Leicestershire, LE8

County: Leicestershire

District: Harborough

Civil Parish: Willoughby Waterleys

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Willoughby Waterleys St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text

4/70 The Old Rectory (previously
listed as The Leys)

House. Circa 1740. Brick, Welsh slate roof. 2 storeyed, with attic and 5
bays symmetrically arranged with central doorway in moulded wood architrave
which has a flat canopy on consoles. The door itself has glazed upper lights
with heavy astragals. Windows are now 4-light sashes, and have moulded wood
architraves and flat splayed finely gauged brick heads with painted
keystones. Projecting painted stringcourse. Stone coping to parapet with
roof recessed, and having 3 dormers, alternately steeply triangular and
segmental. Double pile plan formerly with 3 windows in side elevation though
2 lower lights are blocked, one to form a lancet doorway, and one upper window
also blocked. Those that remain are 2-light casements with transoms. Inside
fine contemporary staircase with 3 balusters to a tread, alternately turned
and twisted. Plasterwork cornices.

Listing NGR: SP5752492458

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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