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The Old Rectory

A Grade II Listed Building in Wakerley, Northamptonshire

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Latitude: 52.5845 / 52°35'4"N

Longitude: -0.5939 / 0°35'38"W

OS Eastings: 495362

OS Northings: 299453

OS Grid: SP953994

Mapcode National: GBR DV2.STH

Mapcode Global: WHGM7.V9CG

Entry Name: The Old Rectory

Listing Date: 23 May 1967

Last Amended: 31 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1234055

English Heritage Legacy ID: 409667

Location: Wakerley, East Northamptonshire, Northamptonshire, LE15

County: Northamptonshire

District: East Northamptonshire

Civil Parish: Wakerley

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: Barrowden and Wakerley St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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Listing Text

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 12/01/2017


MAIN STREET (South side)
The Old Rectory

(Formerly listed as Copper Beech, previously listed as Copper Beech formerly The Rectory)


Rectory, now house. Probably C17 origins, mainly mid/late C18 and C19. Squared coursed limestone with Collyweston slate roof. Originally three-unit plan, now irregular L-shape. Two storeys, irregular five-window range of sash windows, with glazing bars, under stone lintels with keyblocks. Central six-panel door has rectangular fanlight, with intersecting glazing bars, and stone lintel, with keyblock. Chamfered plinth and ashlar gable parapets. Ashlar ridge and end stacks, with moulded cornices. Left gable has one sash window, under wood lintel. Rear elevation also has some sash windows. Late C18 rear wing has C19 additions.

Interior not inspected but noted as having an early C18 carved fireplace surround in room to right of entrance. Open fireplace in kitchen noted as having segmental arch-head and similar flanking openings, one with a bread oven.

Originally probably a single-storey building with attics, raised and remodelled mid/late C18.

(RCHM: An Inventory of Architectural Monuments in North Northamptonshire: p155)

Listing NGR: SP9536299453

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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