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The Old Rectory

A Grade II Listed Building in Badsworth, Wakefield

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Latitude: 53.6281 / 53°37'41"N

Longitude: -1.2987 / 1°17'55"W

OS Eastings: 446475

OS Northings: 414851

OS Grid: SE464148

Mapcode National: GBR MVCH.M4

Mapcode Global: WHDCM.02VF

Entry Name: The Old Rectory

Listing Date: 25 March 1968

Last Amended: 11 May 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1135440

English Heritage Legacy ID: 342638

Location: Badsworth, Wakefield, WF9

County: Wakefield

Civil Parish: Badsworth

Built-Up Area: Badsworth

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Badsworth St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

(east side)
6/38 The Old Rectory
25.3.1968 (formerly listed as
"The Rectory)
- II

Rectory, now 3 dwellings. Said to be 1731; east wing added c1800; altered.
Coursed squared sandstone, stone slate roof. U-plan formed by single-depth
main range facing south with service wing to rear of west end and receding
wing added at east end. Three storeys and 4 bays, plus set-back wing at
right-hand end; lst-floor band; doorway to 3rd bay with moulded architrave,
now within porch formed by roof carried over from C19 bay window to the
right; otherwise, 2 windows to the left and 4 at 1st floor, all 24-pane
sashes with raised surrounds, and 4 square 12-pane windows at 2nd floor with
similar surrounds (lst sashed, 2nd blind but painted, 3rd a casement, and
4th a top-hung casement); moulded eaves band concealed by gutter; gable
copings with kneelers, ridge chimney at junction of 1st and 2nd bays, gable
chimney to right. Wing of 2 storeys raised over a high basement has sill
bands to both floors, a large segmental-headed sash at ground floor and 9-
pane sash above; three-bay return wall of wing has wide segmental-headed
cellar windows, large segmental-headed tripartite sashes at ground floor
(that in centre mostly blind), and 9-pane sashes above; hipped roof. Left
gable wall of main range has 18-pane sash at ground floor (with thick glazing
bars), 24-pane and 9-pane sashes above, and a dripband above the top window
(carried round from eaves at front). West side of service wing, of 2 storeys
and 4 bays, has a central doorway, a modern bay window to the left, otherwise
square 8-pane windows with raised surrounds. Rear: in centre, a gabled
turret (perhaps formerly stair turret), and full-height lean-to addition to
left of this with 16-pane stair window; other features not of special
Interior: east wing has extensive cellars, including rear room with stone
curing table; open-well staircase in rear addition; chamber in 1st bay of
main range has C18 moulded plaster overmantel, egg-and-dart cornice, and
walls apparently lined with cardboard or similar material (purpose not

Listing NGR: SE4647514851

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

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