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The Old Rectory

A Grade II Listed Building in Long Marston, Warwickshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.1333 / 52°7'59"N

Longitude: -1.7784 / 1°46'42"W

OS Eastings: 415265

OS Northings: 248358

OS Grid: SP152483

Mapcode National: GBR 4MH.76Q

Mapcode Global: VHB0Q.4M6Y

Plus Code: 9C4W46MC+8J

Entry Name: The Old Rectory

Listing Date: 2 August 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1382612

English Heritage Legacy ID: 482996

Location: Long Marston, Stratford-on-Avon, Warwickshire, CV37

County: Warwickshire

Civil Parish: Long Marston

Built-Up Area: Long Marston

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Warwickshire

Church of England Parish: Marston Sicca St James the Great

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Description


LONG MARSTON

SP1548 MAIN STREET
1912-1/13/103 (West side)
02/08/72 The Old Rectory

GV II

Rectory, now house. c1810 incorporating earlier parts. Brick,
mostly stuccoed, with some coursed blue lias rubble to rear
and some ashlar; hipped Welsh slate roof with brick
cross-axial stacks. Georgian style. H-plan.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys; symmetrical 5-window range consisting of
3-window centrepiece with projecting single-window outer bays
right and left. Ashlar plinth and top frieze with fluting and
paterae, and modillioned cornice. Ground floor has central
French window with margin-light glazing over fielded panels,
and flanking windows with 4/4 margin-light sashes; 8/8 sashes
to 1st floor; outer bays have paired 6/6 sashes to each floor,
repaired 1991. C19 fluted bell-form rainwater heads and
downspouts to re-entrant angles.
Left return forms entrance front: Rubble to ground floor and
top modillioned brick cornice. Entrance has limestone aedicule
with Doric columns and Tuscan entablature, and heavy frame to
overlight and 6-panel door with narrow panel; to right a
round-headed stair window and to right end a bow window with
frieze and enriched cornice over small-paned glazing; to left
end a segmental-headed window with a 6/6 sash to each floor
and small segmental-headed window to 1st floor; small stack to
angle.
Brick rear has central lean-to outshut, large wing to right of
rubble with brick gable and lower, longer, wing to left of
coursed dressed stone, alternately wide and narrow courses.
Varied fenestration, mostly casements; right wing has narrow
leaded light to 1st floor and 2-light small-paned casement
with pegged frame to attic; right wing has partly-blocked
segmental-headed window and 3-light casement to return, with 3
1st floor windows with 2- or 3-light horizontally sliding
casements with leaded glazing; end stack and lean-to outshut
with single-storey service wing.
Stone and brick right return has hipped bay window with
small-paned and leaded glazing; some horizontally sliding
casements with small-paned or leaded glazing.
INTERIOR: stair hall to left end has modillioned cornice and
window with splayed panelled reveals, open-well stick-baluster
staircase with column newels. Front rooms with contemporary
cornices and fireplaces, one with round-headed cupboard with
fielded-panelled doors; room to rear left with long chamfered
beams. Secondary staircase to right end has probably re-used
C18 turned balusters on entablature; room to rear right has
chamfered beams and fireplace with bressumer.

Listing NGR: SP1526548358

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