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The Old Rectory

A Grade II Listed Building in Cockerham, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.9642 / 53°57'51"N

Longitude: -2.818 / 2°49'4"W

OS Eastings: 346431

OS Northings: 452322

OS Grid: SD464523

Mapcode National: GBR 8QRL.QP

Mapcode Global: WH84L.PM9B

Entry Name: The Old Rectory

Listing Date: 7 March 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1071797

English Heritage Legacy ID: 182145

Location: Cockerham, Lancaster, Lancashire, LA2

County: Lancashire

District: Lancaster

Civil Parish: Cockerham

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Cockerham St Michael

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 02/04/2012

SD 45 SE

Nos. 15 & 16

(Formerly listed as Nos 15 & 16 Rectory Gardens)


Former vicarage, converted to nursing home, now flats, 1843. Squared sandstone with steep slate roofs. Main (east) facade formed by 2 parallel gabled wings with a narrow bay between them. Rear range has roof running north-south. 2 storeys with attics. Windows have outer chamfer and inner hollow chamfer. Facade has 2 moulded string courses and is symmetrical. Under each gable is a 6-light mullioned and transomed window on the ground floor, 2 cross windows on the 1st floor, and a stepped 3-light mullioned attic window. The central section has a cross window on the 1st floor. Above is a shield carved with an open bible, and a motto: 'LUCERNA PEDIBUS'. The doorway has a moulded Tudor-arched head with 'I.D. 1843' above. It is flanked by narrow lights, each with a transom. The south facade, of 4 bays, has mullioned and transomed windows with similar details. The left-hand bay is gabled and projects slightly. To the right are stone attic dormers.

Listing NGR: SD4643152322

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

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