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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
Entry Name: The Old Rectory
Listing Date: 10 March 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1366690
English Heritage Legacy ID: 259469
Location: Pontesbury, Shropshire, SY5
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
SJ 30 NE PONTESBURY C.P. BROOKSIDE
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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