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The Rectory

A Grade II* Listed Building in Great Salkeld, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.7224 / 54°43'20"N

Longitude: -2.6977 / 2°41'51"W

OS Eastings: 355156

OS Northings: 536600

OS Grid: NY551366

Mapcode National: GBR 9FLT.RY

Mapcode Global: WH80Z.JKLL

Plus Code: 9C6VP8C2+XW

Entry Name: The Rectory

Listing Date: 27 December 1967

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1100254

English Heritage Legacy ID: 74247

Location: Great Salkeld, Eden, Cumbria, CA11

County: Cumbria

Civil Parish: Great Salkeld

Traditional County: Cumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Great Salkeld St Cuthbert

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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6/43 The Rectory

Fortified Rectory. Probably early C15 with alterations dated and inscribed T&MM
1674 (Thomas Musgrave) on reused lintel, and mid C19 alterations. Oldest part
has thick red sandstone rubble walls, on chamfered plinth. Extensions of red
sandstone rubble with flush quoins, on chamfered plinth, all with graduated
greenslate roof and clustered red sandstone candlestick chimney stacks.
2-storey tower,now with gabled roof, projects slightly to right; central lower
2-storey hall range of 2 bays and left projecting single-bay extension under
common roof. Further rear extensions and right C20 garage. Tower has C19
3-light and cross-mullioned windows. Hall has left C19 door in C19 Tudor-style
surround under hoodmould. Right C19 cross-mullioned window all under large
5-light C19 stone-mullioned window. Right block, probably C15 doorway and small
blocked windows. Over the left doorway is the C17 lintel built into the wall.
Extension has large C19 mullioned-and-transomed 3-light windows. Rear recessed
stair wing flanked by C19 gabled extensions all with large sash windows under
hoodmoulds. Interior of tower has ground-floor original rounded doorway into
hall. Beamed ceiling supported by stone corbels. C19 panelled doors and
panelled shutters in extensions. Late C17 staircase with turned balusters and
heavy moulded handrails. Some C17 dado panelling. Some heraldic stained glass,
that on staircase dated 1856.

Listing NGR: NY5515636600

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