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Latitude: 50.8002 / 50°48'0"N
Longitude: -2.9334 / 2°56'0"W
OS Eastings: 334314
OS Northings: 100485
OS Grid: ST343004
Mapcode National: GBR M8.YW3B
Mapcode Global: FRA 46RZ.712
Entry Name: The Old Rectory
Listing Date: 19 October 1984
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1333581
English Heritage Legacy ID: 87981
Location: Hawkchurch, East Devon, Devon, EX13
District: East Devon
Civil Parish: Hawkchurch
Traditional County: Dorset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Hawkchurch St John the Baptist
Church of England Diocese: Salisbury
ST 3400 HAWKCHURCH HAWKCHURCH
The Old Rectory
Former rectory. 1859 by John Hicks to whom Thomas Hardy was apprenticed. Large
Victorian Gothic rectory. Stone rubble with freestone dressings. Steeply pitched
plain tile roof with gables. Asymmetrical plan with gabled elevations. Two storeys
and attics with large gabled dormers. Windows are groups of cusped lancets. One
south-west side a two storeyed stone bay with similar lancets. Heavily moulded two
centred arch doorway with altered bay window (formerly a large timber framed gable)
above on massive stone corbels. Large stone chimney stacks with set offs, one on
north-east side with octagonal shafts. Interior: Small stone Gothic chimneypieces.
A plan of the house is drawn in Thomas Hardy's anotated sketch book, with the words
"Hawkchurch Rectory (Rector delighted with its convenience)" ref: The Architectural
Notebook of Thomas Hardy.
Listing NGR: ST3431100480
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