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The Old Rectory

A Grade II Listed Building in Gilston, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.796 / 51°47'45"N

Longitude: 0.0947 / 0°5'40"E

OS Eastings: 544544

OS Northings: 212892

OS Grid: TL445128

Mapcode National: GBR LD9.6RY

Mapcode Global: VHHM6.L4D0

Plus Code: 9F32Q3WV+CV

Entry Name: The Old Rectory

Listing Date: 19 September 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1348005

English Heritage Legacy ID: 159912

Location: Gilston, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, CM20

County: Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Gilston

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Gilston with Eastwick

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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9/4 The Old Rectory



Rectory, now a house. 'AD 1889' on brick panel on W front. By
Fred Chancellor for E S Bowlby of Gilston Park (spec and drawings
at house). Red brick, 2 storeys and attics irregular Arts and
Crafts house with steep red tiled pyramid roof. Wooden porch on
W with strapwork and grotesque mask in plastered triangular
gable, and small side railings over low brick walls. Half-glazed
panelled doors with sidelights and fanlights. 3-sided bay to
right with 12/1:18/2:12/1 panes. Segmental arches in red
rubbers. Parapet to bay. 2 gabled dormers. Asymmetrical
picturesque S front with 2 storeys canted bay on right, door,
oval window and tall stair window in centre and a pair of windows
to left, all topped by a projecting tile-hung gable on large
moulded brackets. Single storey service buildings running off to
right. N front has 3 windows and large projecting chimney. 4-
light ogee topped dormer window. A splendid Arts and Crafts
Rectory, little-altered. Sold in c1978 when benefices merged.

Listing NGR: TL4454412892

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