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The Old Rectory

A Grade II Listed Building in Alvechurch, Worcestershire

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Latitude: 52.358 / 52°21'28"N

Longitude: -1.9569 / 1°57'24"W

OS Eastings: 403034

OS Northings: 273324

OS Grid: SP030733

Mapcode National: GBR 3H6.430

Mapcode Global: VH9ZG.1ZBR

Plus Code: 9C4W925V+57

Entry Name: The Old Rectory

Listing Date: 16 July 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1167265

English Heritage Legacy ID: 156070

Location: Alvechurch, Bromsgrove, Worcestershire, B48

County: Worcestershire

Civil Parish: Alvechurch

Traditional County: Worcestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Worcestershire

Church of England Parish: Alvechurch St Laurence

Church of England Diocese: Worcester

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6/17 The Old Rectory

- II

Rectory, now house. Second half C15, clad and raised in early C18, with late
C19 and some late C20 alterations. Timber-frame clad in painted brick with
tile roof. H-plan, hall range aligned east/west with two-bay hall to east,
two-bay service to west; west cross-wing a later addition, east cross-wing
at upper end is also C15. Garden front (south): the two gabled cross-wings
project slightly, that to left has a stone coped verge and a blind window
to the attic, bands to ground floor; right-hand wing has two bands and main
range one to ground floor; 1 + 7 + 1 windows: 2-light casements to cross-wings,
others are timber cross-windows (there is a further narrow window at each end of
the main range, which is blocked); ground floor similar except for entrance in
place of the window to right of centre and French casements to cross-wings.
Main entrance in north front has a C19 gabled porch. Lateral stack to east
cross-wing is of brick on a stone plinth with two stumps of 6-point star-plan
shafts. Interior: exposed framing visible in most rooms of east cross-wing,
which also has a C18 staircase with turned balusters. (Typescript report and
drawings by S J Price (1984) in files of Department of Local History, Birmingham
City Museums and Art Gallery).

Listing NGR: SP0303473324

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