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The Old Rectory

A Grade II* Listed Building in Orlingbury, North Northamptonshire

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Latitude: 52.3415 / 52°20'29"N

Longitude: -0.737 / 0°44'13"W

OS Eastings: 486140

OS Northings: 272238

OS Grid: SP861722

Mapcode National: GBR CWN.0JC

Mapcode Global: VHDRP.5DQW

Plus Code: 9C4X87R7+H5

Entry Name: The Old Rectory

Listing Date: 28 May 1954

Last Amended: 13 May 1986

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1191565

English Heritage Legacy ID: 233560

Also known as: The Old Rectory, Rectory Lane

ID on this website: 101191565

Location: Orlingbury, North Northamptonshire, NN14

County: North Northamptonshire

Civil Parish: Orlingbury

Built-Up Area: Orlingbury

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: Orlingbury St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

Tagged with: Clergy house

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SP8672 (West side)
13/276 The Old Rectory
28/05/54 (Formerly listed as The


Rectory, now house. Dated NB/1703, but may have earlier origins. Regular coursed
limestone with lias ashlar facade and slate roof. Double-depth plan. 2 storeys
with attic. Garden front: 5-window range of sash windows with glazing bars with
plain stone architraves. Two 2-light stone-mullion cellar windows. String course
between floors. Moulded stone cornice and pair of flat topped roof dormers with
leaded lights. Ashlar gable parapets and kneelers and brick and stone stacks at
ends. Late C19 brick one-bay extension to right. Elevation to left of garden
front has 6-panel door with panelled reveals, reeded surround and fanlight with
intersecting glazing bars. Semi-circular double flight of steps has C18 iron
balustrade. Cast-iron rainwater head has date. Rear elevation is similar. Leaded
light casements to basement and sash windows to other floors; central staircase
window at half landings. All windows to this elevation under flat stone arches.
Interior: entrance hall has C18 staircase with 2 turned balusters per tread.
Dining room to rear of entrance hall has C18 fielded panelling and bolection
moulded stone fireplace surround. Sitting room immediately right of entrance has
oak C17 panelling reset from Pytchley Old Hall. Drawing room to right of
staircase has early C19 style panelling and cornice.

Listing NGR: SP8614072238

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