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Old Rectory

A Grade II* Listed Building in Allington, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 51.1467 / 51°8'48"N

Longitude: -1.714 / 1°42'50"W

OS Eastings: 420098

OS Northings: 138648

OS Grid: SU200386

Mapcode National: GBR 50K.5GG

Mapcode Global: VHC31.7FQR

Plus Code: 9C3W47WP+M9

Entry Name: Old Rectory

Listing Date: 29 May 1987

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1183731

English Heritage Legacy ID: 319909

ID on this website: 101183731

Location: Boscombe, Wiltshire, SP4

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Allington

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Allington with Boscombe St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

Tagged with: Clergy house

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4/11 Old Rectory

Parsonage house, now house. C15 and 1836 by T.M. Shurmer, rendered
and colourwashed with slate roofs. 'L' plan with east wing
containing medieval hall and parlour, and north wing replacing
probable north end in 1836. Entrance in C20 polygonal tiled porch
in re-entrant angle. Earlier build has paned casement windows,
north wing has 2-bay elevation to south divided by full height
pilasters, and 12-pane and 6-pane sashes, the lower windows
slightly recessed. Low pitched slate roof hipped at ends and
central stack.
Interior: South end bay of east wing contains medieval end hall,
ceiled in C16 with moulded cross beams and on east side a 2-light
square headed cinquefoil cusped window. Stack to hall inserted in
late C16-early C17, in south-west angle, and has mid C17 carved
overmantel. Adjoining bay contained parlour with longitudinal
passage on east side. Closed tie beam trusses with central post to
cambered collar and curved struts to principals. Two tiers of
purlins with windbraces to upper tier. No ridge. Timbers smoke
blackened. C19 section of house has rear stair with mahogany
handrail on turned newels. (Plans and survey by RCHM).

Listing NGR: SU2009838648

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