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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1234055
English Heritage Legacy ID: 409667
Location: Wakerley, East Northamptonshire, Northamptonshire, LE15
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
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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