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The Old Rectory and Adjoining Garden

A Grade II Listed Building in Myddle, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.8083 / 52°48'29"N

Longitude: -2.7912 / 2°47'28"W

OS Eastings: 346764

OS Northings: 323709

OS Grid: SJ467237

Mapcode National: GBR 7G.W0J3

Mapcode Global: WH8B7.3N4Y

Plus Code: 9C4VR655+8G

Entry Name: The Old Rectory and Adjoining Garden

Listing Date: 27 May 1953

Last Amended: 29 October 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1366806

English Heritage Legacy ID: 260092

Location: Myddle, Broughton and Harmer Hill, Shropshire, SY4

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Myddle, Broughton and Harmer Hill

Built-Up Area: Myddle

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Myddle St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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15/97 The Old Rectory
27.5.53 and adjoining garden
wall (formerly
listed as The Rectory)


House, latterly rectory, now house, and adjoining garden wall. Circa
1747 with early to mid-C19 alterations and additions. Red brick with
sandstone dressings, partly rendered; slate roofs. Early C18 range
with parallel early C19 range behind. 2 storeys and attic over basement.
Chamfered stone plinth, wooden dentil eaves cornice, and parapeted
gable ends with moulded stone kneelers and copings. 3 eaves dormers
with 2-light wooden casements and triangular-pedimented gables. Front
range with integral brick end stacks and integral brick stack at rear;
2 stacks to addition at rear. 3 bays; sashes without glazing bars
(probably C18 with glazing bars removed), with painted stone cills
and painted stone lintels with raised triple keystones. Central ground-
floor window replacing door (see straight joints beneath) with painted
wooden raised triple keystone. Left-hand return front with full-height
canted bay to rear range; right-hand return front has pair of early
C19 half-glazed doors with margin lights. Section of stone coped red
brick garden wall adjoining at rear has probably reset round archway
with moulded stone architrave, and reset datestone superscribed:
Interior: largely remodelled in the early to mid-C19. L
Entrance hall divided by 3 segmental arches. 3-flight R E
rectangular-well cantilevered stone staircase with landings, 1711
open string, cast-iron balustrade with husk-type balusters,
moulded handrail, and curtail with columnar foot newel. Landing with
continued balustrade, 2 large arches, and rectangular top light. Early
C19 dog-leg wooden back staircase with closed string, stick balusters,
turned newels, and ramped handrail. 6-panelled doors throughout with
moulded architraves. D. Parkes, writing in 1805, says that there was
the following inscription against the east wall of the chancel of the
church of St. Peter (q.v.): "The chancel and parsonage house was rebuilt
by Dr. Egerton Leigh, A.D. 1747". D. H. S. Cranage, An Architectural Account
of the Churches of Shropshire, The Appendix, p.1000.

Listing NGR: SJ4676423709

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