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The Old Rectory

A Grade II Listed Building in Dewsbury, Kirklees

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Latitude: 53.6658 / 53°39'57"N

Longitude: -1.6161 / 1°36'58"W

OS Eastings: 425460

OS Northings: 418885

OS Grid: SE254188

Mapcode National: GBR KV41.XM

Mapcode Global: WHCB4.44N1

Plus Code: 9C5WM98M+8G

Entry Name: The Old Rectory

Listing Date: 3 July 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1200799

English Heritage Legacy ID: 340712

ID on this website: 101200799

Location: Thornhill, Kirklees, West Yorkshire, WF12

County: Kirklees

Electoral Ward/Division: Dewsbury South

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Dewsbury

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Thornhill St Michael and All Angels

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

Tagged with: Clergy house

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The Old Rectory


Former Rectory, now Old People's Home. Rebuilt 1820 but incorporates
traces of a C17 building. The rear part appears to be later C19.
Ashlar facade, and hammer dressed stone. Some quoins. Hipped slate
roof with ashlar stacks. Dentil brackets to gutter. Two storeys,
with 1st floor sill band to front. 3-bay centre part with later
conservatory added between 2-bay projecting hipped block to left, and
single bay projecting gabled block to right. Both these have ground
floor bow with 3 single lights. Sash windows. The right gable has
a projecting stack with quoins, probably C17, but no trace of fireplace

Interior: Mainly altered. Panelled shutters to windows. The day room
has 2 large 6-panel curved corner doors (one is a dummy). Staircase
with turned wooden balusters. Parts of a double chamfered window can
be seen from the cellar, on the right gable end.

Listing NGR: SE2546018885

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