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The Rectory

A Grade II Listed Building in Low Etherley, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.6506 / 54°39'2"N

Longitude: -1.7477 / 1°44'51"W

OS Eastings: 416374

OS Northings: 528419

OS Grid: NZ163284

Mapcode National: GBR JG7N.FN

Mapcode Global: WHC57.4C0M

Entry Name: The Rectory

Listing Date: 30 September 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1121832

English Heritage Legacy ID: 111375

Location: Etherley, County Durham, DL14

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Etherley

Built-Up Area: Low Etherley

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Etherley

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

NZ 12 NE
(West side, off)
High Etherley
5/10 The Rectory


Rectory. Dated 1834, probably by Ramshaw; rear additions of 1882 incorporate
fragments of C18 house. Coursed squared sandstone with ashlar dressings,
plinth and quoins; Welsh slate roof with stone gable copings. Irregular plan.
Tudor style. Main front 2 storeys, 3 bays; steps up to central renewed door
and inserted overlight in Tudor-arched surround with wide, stopped chamfer;
Tudor lettering 18 T 34 in moulded panel under floating cornice; 2-light window
above, and 3-light windows in outer bays, have recessed chamfers, stone mullions,
floating cornices; narrow sashes, most with glazing bars removed. Central bay
projects slightly under crow-stepped gable with gable string. Roof gable
copings rest on moulded kneelers; end chimneys with plinths and cornices have
2-centred arches between conjoined flues; similar chimneys on rear wing ridges.
Interior shows moulded stucco ceiling cornices to principal rooms; 6-panel
doors in architraves; re-used 2-panel door to cellar.

The 'T' in the date panel perhaps refers to Bishop Thorpe, a patron of the

Most of the cost was met by the vicar, George Watson.

Source: P. Kilminster Etherley Parish Church St. Cuthbert, 1982.

Listing NGR: NZ1637428419

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