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The Old Rectory

A Grade II Listed Building in Aldford, Cheshire West and Chester

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Latitude: 53.129 / 53°7'44"N

Longitude: -2.8681 / 2°52'5"W

OS Eastings: 342013

OS Northings: 359449

OS Grid: SJ420594

Mapcode National: GBR 7B.6ZT4

Mapcode Global: WH88M.XMF2

Entry Name: The Old Rectory

Listing Date: 2 November 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1129949

English Heritage Legacy ID: 55207

Location: Aldford and Saighton, Cheshire West and Chester, CH3

County: Cheshire West and Chester

Civil Parish: Aldford and Saighton

Built-Up Area: Aldford

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Aldford St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text

(North side)

6/12 The Old Rectory


House, 1897 by T M Lockwood and Sons, built at the expense of the 1st
Duke of Westminster. Red brick with blue diapering on red sandstone
plinth and dressed in yellow and red sandstone. Roof of small
Westmorland slates. Stone-banded brick chimneys with octagonal
attached flues. Two and a half storeys with four bays to garden
front; the first, second and fourth from the left have stone-capped
gables Elizabethan in manner; the stone window surrounds have ovolo
reveals, heads, transomes and (recessed) mullions. Labels over second
storey windows in gables; straight, moulded drips over third storey
windows (which retain leaded glazing). Entrance front has 3 storey
projecting porch with 12-light mullioned and transomed window to
stair; kitchen wing of 1 storey, right, terminates in shaped gable and
has a cupola over a louvred ventilator of pine on the ridge.
Interior. Pine open-well newel stair of 3 flights with heavy turned
balusters and deep handrail; panelling beaneath string. 6-panel doors;
with broken pediments in hall. A good example of Lockwood's mature
style for substantial parsonage houses.

Listing NGR: SJ4201359449

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

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