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The Old Rectory

A Grade II Listed Building in Holwell, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.9837 / 51°59'1"N

Longitude: -0.304 / 0°18'14"W

OS Eastings: 516568

OS Northings: 233047

OS Grid: TL165330

Mapcode National: GBR H5G.MYP

Mapcode Global: VHGNK.PD4N

Plus Code: 9C3XXMMW+F9

Entry Name: The Old Rectory

Listing Date: 24 October 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1347087

English Heritage Legacy ID: 163032

Location: Holwell, North Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG5

County: Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Holwell

Traditional County: Bedfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Holwell

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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TL 1633 (East side)

9/22 The Old Rectory
- II

Rectory house, now a private house. 1831 (dated shield plaque on W side)
for Rand's Charity Trust (shield plaque with 'R/F.1706' on chimney to
right of porch on N side, for Rand's [Charity] founded 1706). Lower
service extension on E in 1870s. Red brick now painted, stucco bays
lined as ashlar, elaborate stucco moulded Gothic ornament, crenelated
parapets, finials, chimney corbels, etc. Steep pitched roofs. A tall
2-storeys house entered from N and facing onto garden at W and S. An
early and unusually elaborate Gothic rectory house, with large casement
windows, shafted chimneys, projecting chimneys some on decorated
corbels, rectangular 2-storeys bay on S flanked by moulded finials,
2-storeys gabled N porch. Interior has Tudor arched openings to porch
and staircase, and main rooms grouped round a central lobby. Sold as a
private house 1959.

Listing NGR: TL1656833047

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