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Old Rectory

A Grade II Listed Building in Graves Park, Sheffield

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Latitude: 53.335 / 53°20'5"N

Longitude: -1.4618 / 1°27'42"W

OS Eastings: 435939

OS Northings: 382139

OS Grid: SK359821

Mapcode National: GBR LY7W.B7

Mapcode Global: WHDDW.JF4Q

Plus Code: 9C5W8GMQ+X7

Entry Name: Old Rectory

Listing Date: 1 May 1952

Last Amended: 12 December 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1246799

English Heritage Legacy ID: 455865

Location: Graves Park, Sheffield, S8

County: Sheffield

Electoral Ward/Division: Graves Park

Built-Up Area: Sheffield

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): South Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Norton St James

Church of England Diocese: Sheffield

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Listing Text


784-1/10/867 (South East side)
01/05/52 Old Rectory
(Formerly Listed as:
(East side)
St James's Rectory)


Formerly known as: The Rectory MATTHEWS LANE Norton.
Rectory, now house. Early C18, with mid C18 and late C19
additions and alterations. Coursed rubble and squared dressed
stone with ashlar dressings, and steep pitched plain tile roof
with 2 gable and 2 ridge stacks, C19. L-plan.
EXTERIOR: first floor band, coped gables. 2 storeys. 3 bays. 3
window centre under coped pediment with three 18 pane sashes
with stone surrounds and above, in the tympanum, an oval
window with Gothic glazing bars. Central moulded stone
doorcase with keystone and hood and C19 half-glazed door with
overlight. On either side, an 18 pane sash with stone
surround. To right, 2 C19 single windows with transoms and
stone surrounds.
Right gable has an 18 pane sash and below, a C19 canted bay
window with a 3-light cross mullioned window. In the rear
return angle, a C19 2 storey porch with a 2-light mullioned
window on each floor.
INTERIOR has a C18 dogleg wooden stair, 4 flights, with vase
and stem balusters. Library has fielded wall panels, moulded
cornice and span beams, ceiling panels with rosettes,
Classical wooden fireplace with broken pediment with coat of
arms, and overmantel with portrait bust of Chantrey. 3 fielded
6-panel doors, one of them a dummy. Other main rooms have
moulded cornices and one has huge late C19 Renaissance Revival
(The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Yorkshire: The West
Riding: London: 1967-: 480).

Listing NGR: SK3593982139

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

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