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The Old Rectory

A Grade II* Listed Building in Bolton Abbey, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 53.9833 / 53°58'59"N

Longitude: -1.8888 / 1°53'19"W

OS Eastings: 407387

OS Northings: 454140

OS Grid: SE073541

Mapcode National: GBR HQ7C.WV

Mapcode Global: WHB79.Y4QP

Entry Name: The Old Rectory

Listing Date: 10 September 1954

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1131776

English Heritage Legacy ID: 323724

Location: Bolton Abbey, Craven, North Yorkshire, BD23

County: North Yorkshire

District: Craven

Civil Parish: Bolton Abbey

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

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Listing Text

SE 05 SE (east side, off)

8/70 The old Rectory


House. C15 and late C17. Ashlar, coursed squared stone, graduated stone
slate roof. 2 storeys, 7 bays, with a 1-storey, 2-bay block at right angle
to main house connected by a wall. Main house: full-height gabled porch.
Raised quoins. Half-glazed door, rusticated surround and voussoirs,
semicircular dripmould. Above a 4-light double-chamfered mullioned window
with central major mullion and carved tablet over, below triangular headed
hoodmould. Bay 1 has two 4-pane sashes in moulded surrounds, bay 2 has an
adjoining pair of 4-pane sashes in similar surrounds with central mullion.
To right a dripmould over blocked doorway. Bay 3 has a 2-light chamfered
mullion and transom window. Bay 5 has a similar 4-light window with central
major mullion. Bays 6 and 7 have full-height 8-pane sashes in moulded
surrounds with central mullions. First floor: all bays have 4-light double-
chamfered mullion windows apart from that to left of porch which has
2-lights. Shaped kneelers, stone coping. Gable crosses to porch and right-
hand gable. Ridge stacks and one large external gable stack to left-hand
side. Rear: C15 six-light window, with round head and cusped lights. Block
to right of house: quoins, board door with four-centred arch lintel. To
right 2 large 36-pane sashes in plain stone surrounds. Right return:
2 offset buttresses. Left return: C15 mullioned window. History:
originally the Priory infirmary, then it became Boyle School as commemorated
on the plaque above the porch first-floor window.

Listing NGR: SE0738054144

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

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