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The Old Rectory

A Grade II Listed Building in Tempsford, Central Bedfordshire

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Latitude: 52.1633 / 52°9'47"N

Longitude: -0.3033 / 0°18'11"W

OS Eastings: 516153

OS Northings: 253022

OS Grid: TL161530

Mapcode National: GBR H3B.857

Mapcode Global: VHGML.PWJJ

Entry Name: The Old Rectory

Listing Date: 16 January 1952

Last Amended: 26 November 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1114098

English Heritage Legacy ID: 38469

Location: Tempsford, Central Bedfordshire, SG19

County: Central Bedfordshire

Civil Parish: Tempsford

Traditional County: Bedfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bedfordshire

Church of England Parish: Tempsford with Little Barford

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

TL 1653 (Church End)
9/100 The Old Rectory, (formerly
16.1.52 listed as The Rectory)
House, formerly a rectory. C16, reworked and sustantially extended later C19.
Original structure has substantial timber frame, exposed to rear elevation
with colourwashed plaster infill, and to E gable end with colourwashed brick
infill. N elevation of original block cased in same C19 yellow brick as the
additions adjoining to W, Clay tiles to earlier part, C20 tiles elsewhere.
Original structure is 2 storeyed, of 2-room plan, Later additions also 2
storeyed but somewhat taller. Variety of sash and casement windows, mostly
C19. Earlier block retains a 3-light casement with leaded lights to rear.
Original block has ridge stack rebuilt in yellow brick. Interior: earlier
block has moulded main posts and tie beam in upper room. House also has
reused C16 moulded timbers brought from Tempsford Chantry House (demolished

Listing NGR: TL1615353022

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

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