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The Old Rectory

A Grade II Listed Building in Grafton Underwood, Northamptonshire

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Latitude: 52.4128 / 52°24'46"N

Longitude: -0.6463 / 0°38'46"W

OS Eastings: 492169

OS Northings: 280283

OS Grid: SP921802

Mapcode National: GBR DX3.RDS

Mapcode Global: VHFNS.RM56

Entry Name: The Old Rectory

Listing Date: 19 June 1992

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1372385

English Heritage Legacy ID: 231084

Location: Grafton Underwood, Kettering, Northamptonshire, NN14

County: Northamptonshire

District: Kettering

Civil Parish: Grafton Underwood

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: Grafton Underwood St James the Apostle

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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Listing Text

SP9280 The Old Rectory
Rectory, now house. Dated 1868 on rainwater heads. Coursed
limestone rubble with ashlar dressings, roof of red and blue
scalloped tiles arranged in bands, crested ridge tiles and
coped-gables. Stone ridge and end stacks. 2 storeys and attic.
Garden front a balanced, but not symmetrical 4-bay elevation,
including gables at either end. Left hand gable has canted bay
window with traceried parapet to ground floor, a 3-light
mullioned and transomed windo w to first flor and a 2-light
window to the attic. Second bay has part-glazed (C20?) door
with hood mould and a cross-window above, breaking the upper
of 2 string courses which divide the ground and first floors.
Third bay has a 3-light mullioned and transomed around floor
window and a 3-light window above in gabled half-dormer with
the central light stepped up (a detail reflecting the C17
Manor House, q.v.). Plate casements. Right-hand gable has
slightly projecting stack with coat of arms, and to left of
the single light windows to ground and first floor, that to
ground floor with transom. Similar details to other
elevations. Gabled porch to rear. Interior not inspected.

Listing NGR: SP9216980283

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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