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The Old Rectory

A Grade II Listed Building in Hedgerley, Buckinghamshire

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Latitude: 51.5777 / 51°34'39"N

Longitude: -0.6017 / 0°36'5"W

OS Eastings: 496994

OS Northings: 187463

OS Grid: SU969874

Mapcode National: GBR F7F.4P1

Mapcode Global: VHFSW.JL9W

Plus Code: 9C3XH9HX+38

Entry Name: The Old Rectory

Listing Date: 5 June 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1124999

English Heritage Legacy ID: 44369

Location: Hedgerley, Buckinghamshire, SL2

County: Buckinghamshire

Civil Parish: Hedgerley

Traditional County: Buckinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Hedgerley

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

Tagged with: Clergy house

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411/4/753 VILLAGE LANE
05-JUN-90 (East side)

Rectory, now house. Dated 1846, for Rev E Bailey; early C20 alterations and additions. Red brick in Flemish bond, the entrance and garden elevations having glazed black headers set in chequer pattern on ground floor and diaper pattern above. Plain tile roof. Brick stacks. 2 storeys, 3 x 3 with 2-span roof, the gables on garden elevation. Plinth. Entrance and garden elevations have wooden casement windows with horizontal glazing bars and pointed-arched glazing bars in heads of lights; each has 3 lst-floor windows, of 3, 2 and 3 lights, in chamfered surrounds with stucco hoodmoulds, and 2 ground-floor windows, in positions of original windows, but now having later canted bay windows under banded fish-scale tile roofs; the right-hand window of entrance elevation is in early C20 projection which continue across original entrance, providing porch with door of 4 panels, the top 2 panels having arched heads; inside porch, the original door is half-glazed with glazing bars. Moulded brick kneelers and roll-moulded ashlar coping to verges. Chimneys with clustered octagonal shafts and cornices in roof valley. The garden elevation has foundation stone, and date and initials in header bricks on 1st floor. Rear: central stair window with 24-pane sash flanked by 12-pane sashes on left and blind windows on right, all with cambered brick arches; added toilet block. Right return; lean-tos with board doors and that on left having 2-light window with overlapped glass and iron casement. Interior: panelled doors; moulded entrance-hall cornice, other cornices plainer; original stone fireplaces, plain with roundels in spandrels, iron grates, and one with decorative tiled surround, dentil-corniced fireplace surround to rear right bedroom. Open-string dog-leg stair with stick balusters and moulded handrail with spiral curtail. Similar in style to the Old Schoolhouse (qv) which is dated 1844.

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Conservatory, 1994, by Eric Throssell, FRIBA. In Gothic manner. Brick base, in red brick with dark headers, with timber superstructure and glazed aluminium roof. Embattled parapets, with tall crocketted finials at the angles rising from grouped shafts. Quatrefoil gable lights. Tall octagonal lantern with glazed panels and crocketted finials. Windows with slender glazing bars under shaped heads between panelled shafts. Internal columns have carved ewes┬┐ heads. The conservatory mixes contemporary and traditional methods to complement the house.

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