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The Old Rectory

A Grade II Listed Building in Pontesbury, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.6479 / 52°38'52"N

Longitude: -2.8901 / 2°53'24"W

OS Eastings: 339877

OS Northings: 305949

OS Grid: SJ398059

Mapcode National: GBR BB.6C4R

Mapcode Global: WH8BY.KPZW

Plus Code: 9C4VJ4X5+5X

Entry Name: The Old Rectory

Listing Date: 10 March 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1366690

English Heritage Legacy ID: 259469

Location: Pontesbury, Shropshire, SY5

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Pontesbury

Built-Up Area: Pontesbury

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Pontesbury

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

Tagged with: Clergy house

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3/167 The Old Rectory


Former rectory, now house. Probably late C16 or C17, re-modelled c.1767 with
later additions and alterations, principally of mid-C19. Timber framed, now
encased in uncoursed limestone rubble (datestone 1767 to gable of cross-wing)
with red brick dressings; machine tile and slate roofs. Hall and cross-
wing plan extended and altered. 2 storeys; hall probably of 2 1/2 framed bays
and flush cross-wing of one bay; windows all mid-C19 casements with cambered
heads, one-window range to cross-wing (upper now blocked), one to right of
entrance, which has a bracketed gabled hood over a 6-panel mid-C19 door (upper
panels now glazed), with a further rectangular casement above; external red
brick stack against rear gable of cross-wing (which has timber frame exposed)
and another stack (re-built in mid-C20 brick) in roof slope to left, also to
rear. Partly timber framed outshut under catslide roof. The former parsonage
of the rector of the third portion of Pontesbury parish. V.C.H. VIII (1968),

Listing NGR: SJ3987705949

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