History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

The Old Rectory

A Grade II Listed Building in Marston Moretaine, Central Bedfordshire

We don't have any photos of this building yet. Why don't you be the first to send us one?

Upload Photo »

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »


Latitude: 52.0603 / 52°3'36"N

Longitude: -0.5505 / 0°33'1"W

OS Eastings: 499469

OS Northings: 241201

OS Grid: SP994412

Mapcode National: GBR F1H.ZJX

Mapcode Global: VHFQL.DGTY

Entry Name: The Old Rectory

Listing Date: 22 October 1952

Last Amended: 6 February 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1114048

English Heritage Legacy ID: 38351

Location: Marston Moretaine, Central Bedfordshire, MK43

County: Central Bedfordshire

Civil Parish: Marston Moretaine

Built-Up Area: Marston Moretaine

Traditional County: Bedfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bedfordshire

Church of England Parish: Marston Morteyne

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

Find accommodation in

Listing Text

SP 94 SE
SP 9841
3/54 The Old Rectory (formerly
22.10.52 listed as tne Rectory)
- II

House, formerly a rectory. C18, reworking an earlier structure, substantially
extended C19 (plaque: "Rebuilt AD 1884 J.S. Wood DD, Rector"). Variety of red
brick, that to C18 chequered with vitrified headers. Earliest structure may
contain timber framing, since its SE gable is rendered with substantial clunch
plinth. Clay tile roofs. Complex plan. Oldest part to NE, the C18 part
adjoins to SW and the C19 addition encloses this on SW and NW sides to form
overall rectangular plan. C18 part of 2 storeys and attics, other parts 2-
storeyed. Variety of windows, mostly sashes with glazing bars. This part has
blocked central doorway to NE elevation. C18 part has C20 2 storeyed canted
bay to SE elevation. To R of this the doorway contains 6 fielded-panel door
surmounted by rectangular fanlight with ornamental glazing bars. Simply
moulded surround with flat hood. Interior: staircase retains turned
balusters. Kitchen fireplace in C19 part has 3 curious moulded heads,
possibly reset from elsewhere.

Listing NGR: SP9946941201

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

Recommended Books

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.