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Latitude: 51.9766 / 51°58'35"N
Longitude: -1.46 / 1°27'36"W
OS Eastings: 437187
OS Northings: 231038
OS Grid: SP371310
Mapcode National: GBR 6SH.3P2
Mapcode Global: VHBZ3.NL03
Entry Name: Old Rectory
Listing Date: 18 May 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1194004
English Heritage Legacy ID: 252006
Location: Swerford, West Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX7
District: West Oxfordshire
Civil Parish: Swerford
Traditional County: Oxfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire
Church of England Parish: Hook Norton with Great Rollright and Swerford
Church of England Diocese: Oxford
SWERFORD CHURCH END
9/190 Old Rectory
Rectory, now house. Late C17, probably incorporating earlier parts, extended
c.1800. Coursed squared marlstone; Welsh-slate and concrete plain-tile roofs
with ashlar gable stacks. Double-depth plan with added wings. 2 storeys plus
attic and basement. Symmetrical 3-window front of main range, with moulded
plinth and first-floor string, has a central doorway with a triangular wooden
pediment on consoles partly covering a blocked overlight. Windows have flat
arches and contain renewed 18-pane sashes. Stone-mullioned basement windows in
plinth. Left end wall has oval stair windows and a further sash. Rear has
renewed sashes and a central 7-sided conservatory dated 1810 on its lead roof.
Double-span roof has gable parapets with triangular copings and has 3 roof
dormers to front and rear. 2-storey right wing and single-storey kitchen wing to
left are set back from the front and have sashes to rear. Interior: oak dog-leg
stair with heavy turned balusters and moulded handrail; subsidiary winder stair
rising to attic; early C18 panelled drawing room; chamfered beams on all floors;
some heavy plaster cornices; much C18 joinery; remains of moulded stone doorway
in cellar (probably C16).
(Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, p.799).
Listing NGR: SP3718731038
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