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The Old Rectory

A Grade II Listed Building in Hawkchurch, Devon

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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

Plus Code: 9C2VR328+3J

Entry Name: The Old Rectory

Listing Date: 19 October 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1333581

English Heritage Legacy ID: 87981

Location: Hawkchurch, East Devon, Devon, EX13

County: 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

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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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