The Old Rectory, Lacock, Wiltshire, SN15 (Grade II)

The Old Rectory is a grade two (II) listed building in Lacock, Wiltshire, SN15. It was first listed in 1987.

About The Old Rectory

LACOCK CANTAX HILL ST 9168 (west side) 4/29 The Old Rectory II

Former rectory, 1865-6, pennant stone coursed rubble with ashlar dressings, steep slate roofs, coped gables and prominent ashlar stacks. Two storeys, High Victorian Gothic style, basically L-plan with east cross wing and main front to south, but also parallel north range. South front has cross wing gable to right and 2-window range to left, cross wing with angel finial, boldly detailed plate- traceried upper window, dated 1866, and large ground floor canted bay. Range to left has steep eaves-breaking dormer gables over pointed-headed paired sashes and ground floor pair and triple sashes. All ground floor windows have dividing shafts and shouldered heads. Gables have banding, carved shields and mottoes. Two-window east front, near symmetrical, has similar upper dormer gables and ground floor paired sash to left, but to right pointed arched door flanked by 2 plate traceried 2-light windows all with hood moulds. North end wall has diagonally placed stair-lights and answering corbelling to stack. North range has lower gable adjoining main gable and 2-window range beyond with pointed arched door. Single storey range beyond west end. In entrance hall, 3 armorial stained glass windows. Original staircase.

Where is The Old Rectory?

The Old Rectory is located on Cantax Hill, in Lacock, Wiltshire, SN15.

Key Facts

Grid ReferenceST9136268771
Easting, Northing391362.251, 168771.0664
Latitude, Longitude51.417887, -2.125603
Grade listingII (two)
English Heritage List Entry Number1022142
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