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The Old Rectory

A Grade II Listed Building in Tewin, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.8145 / 51°48'52"N

Longitude: -0.1612 / 0°9'40"W

OS Eastings: 526848

OS Northings: 214478

OS Grid: TL268144

Mapcode National: GBR J93.813

Mapcode Global: VHGPF.5N3B

Plus Code: 9C3XRR7Q+RG

Entry Name: The Old Rectory

Listing Date: 20 October 1952

Last Amended: 11 June 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1341478

English Heritage Legacy ID: 356245

ID on this website: 101341478

Location: Tewin, East Hertfordshire, AL6

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Tewin

Built-Up Area: Tewin

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Tewin

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

Tagged with: Clergy house

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TL 21 SE
(North side)
5/135 The Old Rectory
20.10.52 (formerly listed
as The Old Rectory & Tithe Barn)

House. Early C18 for Rev. C. Proby incorporating late C16 and C17 range.
Red brick. Timber frame to earlier range, part brick cased and cement
rendered. Hipped tiled roofs. 5 bay 2 storey and attic main range with
surviving 2 storey cross range of earlier L-shaped building extending to
rear right, earliest bays to rear. C18 facade has slightly
projecting central bay with entrance; 6 panelled door with 4 raised
fielded panels, semi-circular traceried fanlight, Doric pilastered
doorcase with bracketed open pediment. Glazing bar sashes with moulded
flush frames with blind boxes. Dentilled brick cornice and pediment over
central bay. Stone coped parapet. 3 box dormers with moulded heads,
outer 2 light casements, central 6 pane sash. Left end ground floor
French windows and a first floor sash. To rear of left bay is an
extruded stack with offsets. Set back slightly to right is C17 range,
double hipped roof to front, that to left incorporated into main range
with a large early stack originally cross axial with an offset, extended
to rise as an internal end stack on main range, rebuilt cap. To right
front a first floor flush frame glazing bar sash. 2 bay right end on
this C17 range has stock brick base, ground floor flush frame 5 light
small pane casement. First floor glazing bar sash. Projecting slightly
with a separate roof are 2 earlier bays to rear. Ground floor: blocked
entrance now a 2 light casement, C18 surround with brackets to a
pedimented hood with a Sun Fire Insurance Marker. To right 2 and 3 light
flush frame casements in red brick. First floor two 16 pane flush frame
sashes. Rear gable end exposed tie beam, external C18 stack with
multiple offsets. To rear a low hipped outshut on main range with a
shallow early C20 extension, 1 hipped dormer. Interior: central dog leg
staircase with column balusters, moulded ramped handrail. Earlier range
has ground floor exposed framing with jowled posts, a curved brace in
walling, first floor panelled rooms; early C17 vertical panels with 5
ornamentally moulded panels over fireplace, early C18 bolection moulded
panelling in second room, all reset, probably from Tewin House,
demolished 1807. (East Herts Archaeological Society Transactions, vol.2,
pt.2, 1903, p.L69: RCHM 1910: VCH 1912: Pevsner 1977).

Listing NGR: TL2684814478

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