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The Old Rectory

A Grade II Listed Building in Thrapston, Northamptonshire

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Latitude: 52.3964 / 52°23'47"N

Longitude: -0.5357 / 0°32'8"W

OS Eastings: 499728

OS Northings: 278607

OS Grid: SP997786

Mapcode National: GBR FYS.PCV

Mapcode Global: VHFP1.N1M7

Plus Code: 9C4X9FW7+HP

Entry Name: The Old Rectory

Listing Date: 31 July 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1226907

English Heritage Legacy ID: 424432

Location: Thrapston, East Northamptonshire, Northamptonshire, NN14

County: Northamptonshire

Civil Parish: Thrapston

Built-Up Area: Thrapston

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: Thrapston St James

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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(South side)
No.78 (The Old Rectory)


Rectory, now house. Mid C18, largely rebuilt 1837 by W.J. Donthorne, Squared
coursed limestone with ashlar facade and Collyweston slate and plain-tile
roofs. L-shape plan. 2 storeys and attic. Main front is a 5-window range with
gabled end bays breaking forward slightly. Central door, with traceried
panelling, has 4-centred arch head with moulded stone surround and frieze above.
2-light stone mullion windows with transoms to ground floor and similar 2-light
windows to centre 3 bays of first floor. First floor end bays have 3-light stone
mullion windows with transoms; all windows have diamond leaded panes. Lancet
windows in gables. Moulded cornice links head of first floor windows and has
angel head corbels to centre 3 bays. Centre 3 bays have plain parapet and gables
have ashlar parapets with large octagonal finials. Jacobean style chimneys at
ridge and lateral stack with octagonal flues. Rear elevation has reused C18 sash
windows. C18 range to left has brick return wall with one-window range of C18
sash windows with moulded stone architraves, and a mansard roof. Interior: C19
staircase with stick balustrade and C18 winder stair to attic. Some C18 panelled
doors and C19 fireplaces in reception rooms.
(Buildings of England: Northamptonshire, p.430; Northamptonshire County Records
Office, Architectural Drawings Collection).

Listing NGR: SP9972878607

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