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Latitude: 50.7979 / 50°47'52"N
Longitude: -2.3391 / 2°20'20"W
OS Eastings: 376197
OS Northings: 99871
OS Grid: SY761998
Mapcode National: GBR 0YH.X0N
Mapcode Global: FRA 56ZZ.JKF
Entry Name: Old Rectory
Listing Date: 26 January 1956
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1324022
English Heritage Legacy ID: 106226
Location: Cheselbourne, West Dorset, Dorset, DT2
District: West Dorset
Civil Parish: Cheselbourne
Built-Up Area: Cheselbourne
Traditional County: Dorset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset
Church of England Parish: Cheselborne St Martin
Church of England Diocese: Salisbury
SY 79 NE
5/38 Old Rectory
Former rectory, now private house. Late C16, extended to east and north in
early C19. Front refenestrated in C19. Knapped flint walls, banded with
stone and brick, with ashlar quoins and dressings. Clay tile roofs with
stone slate eaves courses, roof of the porch entirely stone slated. Rebuilt
brick stacks on gable ends. Plan, original building, plain rectangle of 3
bays, original partitioning now doubtful. Staircase is in the north wing.
Two storeys and attics. 3 windows and 2 windows. Ground floor has 3-light
hollow-chamfered stone mullions, having wood casements with glazing bars,
all late C19. First floor has 2-light mullions, original but reset. The
extension in knapped flint and brick has 3-light casement to ground floor,
with segmental brick arch over, and two 2-light casements over, with
segmental brick heads. Central porch has a doorway with moulded jambs,
2-leaf flush panel door, with fanlight over with radiating glazing bars.
North range, at centre, has brick and flint banded walls. Early C19 sashes
with thin glazing bars. Wood cills, brick arches over. Original rear
doorway is visible owing to its exposed label, C16. Interior: east wall of
original building has stone fireplace with rectangular head and jambs
outlined by a heavy roll-mould. The deep lintel has remains of painted
decoration in dark red depicting fleurs-de-lis c1600. North jamb has
blocked opening to an oven. West room has a fireplace with moulded jambs
and square head, c1600. Stone lintel over a blocked opening in north wall,
is carved with a shield, sun and green man face, c C17. (RCHM Dorset III,
Listing NGR: SY7619799871
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