The Rectory, Colerne, Wiltshire, SN14 (Grade II)

The Rectory is a grade two (II) listed building in Colerne, Wiltshire, SN14. It was first listed in 1985.

About The Rectory

COLERNE MARKET PLACE ST 8271 (south side) 8/295 The Rectory



Rectory, 1842, stucco with ashlar dressings and low-pitched slate roof, formerly overhanging at eaves on all sides, now cut back save on north front. 2-storeys, 4-window range. Ashlar corniced end wall stacks. Ashlar rusticated quoins, plinth, platband and window dressings. Windows in long raised surrounds with brackets to sills and plain stone frieze over. Ground floor windows have heavy moulded cornices over friezes, projecting from platband. 6-pane sashes. Large gabled ashlar porch with slate eaves roof, corner piers with moulded imposts carrying moulded round arch with heavy keystone. Smaller blank arches to sides and inner archway with 4- panel door and fanlight. 2-gabled rear with recessed centre, left gable now part of Charcoal House (q.v.), centre with C20 lean-to replacing conservatory, right gable with rusticated quoins and fine ashlar projecting centrepiece in the style of H. E. Goodridge. Tripartite ground floor window, floor band and Venetian upper loggia, unmoulded save for arch head and with pierced stone balcony. 12-pane sash set back. Front garden has pierced stone balustrading to right, 3 sections with panelled piers and acroterial caps. 3 stone cornice piers, iron railings and gates to front. Interior: 2 east side rooms have Greek revival plasterwork to ceilings and marble fireplaces.


Where is The Rectory?

The Rectory is located on Market Place, in Colerne, Wiltshire, SN14.


Key Facts

Grid ReferenceST 82039 71136
Easting, Northing382039.094, 171136.25184
Latitude, Longitude51.438933, -2.259792
Grade listingII (two)
English Heritage List Entry Number1022937
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