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The Old Rectory

A Grade II Listed Building in Bradenham, Buckinghamshire

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Latitude: 51.6623 / 51°39'44"N

Longitude: -0.8065 / 0°48'23"W

OS Eastings: 482644

OS Northings: 196622

OS Grid: SU826966

Mapcode National: GBR D4P.LYC

Mapcode Global: VHDVX.YHZ0

Entry Name: The Old Rectory

Listing Date: 21 June 1955

Last Amended: 4 July 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1125780

English Heritage Legacy ID: 46553

Location: Bradenham, Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, HP14

County: Buckinghamshire

District: Wycombe

Civil Parish: Bradenham

Traditional County: Buckinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Bradenham

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

SU 89 NW

3/73 The Old Rectory (formerly listed
as The Rectory under Wycombe llo;i(I

- II

House, formerly rectory. Said to have been dated 1726 on plaque, altered
late C18-early C19, and extended early C20. Brick, with eaves cornice
of narrow dentils and hipped old tile roof. Double pile. 2 storeys,
basement and attic. W. front is of header brick, and has taller central
section with shallow gable and dominant flanking chimneys. Chimneys
have flint quoins and rectangular shafts with band courses and off-set
heads. Between the chimneys are a centre bay with door, arched first floor
sash and altered stone plaque, and narrow flanking bays with 2-pane sashes,
blind to first floor, and blind square attic windows. Outer windows have
flat brick arches; central first floor window has gauged brick arch and
jambs in rusticated flint surround with stone keyblock. Whitewashed
stone sill course and band course below first floor windows. Door is
6-panelled with segmental radiating fanlight, and has wooden porch with
Doric columns and cornice hood. Approached by 5 stone steps. S. front
has 2 bays with large tripartite sashes to ground floor, 4-pane sashes
above and 2 gabled dormers with paired barred wooden casements.
Basement has cambered arches, the left with C20 barred wooden casements,
the right over blind opening. Central tall narrow doorway with rusticated
flint jambs and semi-circular arch, now with C20 glazed door and
fanlight. False window above with flat-headed similar flint surround.
Matching C20 bay to right with French doors and flint surround to 4-pane
sash above. N. front has irregular brickwork, 4-pane sashes, central
basement door and arched staircase window, leaded casements to basement, and
other later openings. Interior much altered early C19.

Listing NGR: SU8264496622

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