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The Old Rectory

A Grade II Listed Building in Dowdeswell, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.8788 / 51°52'43"N

Longitude: -2.0016 / 2°0'5"W

OS Eastings: 399984

OS Northings: 220026

OS Grid: SO999200

Mapcode National: GBR 2MM.4RZ

Mapcode Global: VHB1Y.815J

Entry Name: The Old Rectory

Listing Date: 11 February 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1154712

English Heritage Legacy ID: 129139

Location: Dowdeswell, Cotswold, Gloucestershire, GL54

County: Gloucestershire

District: Cotswold

Civil Parish: Dowdeswell

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Dowdeswell and Andoversford

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text


1/38 The Old Rectory

Former rectory, now house. C17, late C18, C19 and C20. Coursed
squared and dressed limestone and ashlar, rendered brick and stone
stacks. 'U'-shaped plan with C17 main body forming left-hand wing.
Late C18 entrance front (described as 'lately built' in 1781). C19
gabled wing right. Single storey, flat-roofed infill between wings
at rear, not of special interest. Main body; 2 storeys and attic
lit by C20 two-light segmental-headed roof dormers with glazing
bars. 3:3:1-windowed facade, 3-windowed late C18 entrance projects
forwards slightly from facade off-centre right with Roman Doric
portico, 12-pane sashes either side and to first floor. C17 stone-
mullioned cross-windows left of entrance, string between ground and
first floor windows. Left-hand wall lit by 12-pane sashes set in
stone surrounds of former cross-mullioned windows. C20 door with
glazing bars at centre. Massive diagonal buttresses supporting
gable end of C17 main body where land falls away steeply at rear.
Interior not inspected.

Listing NGR: SO9998420026

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

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