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This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1191565



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
NorthamptonshireWellingboroughDistrict AuthorityOrlingbury

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 28-May-1954

Date of most recent amendment: 13-May-1986

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 233560

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ORLINGBURY RECTORY LANE SP8672 (West side) 13/276 The Old Rectory 28/05/54 (Formerly listed as The Rectory)


Rectory, now house. Dated NB/1703, but may have earlier origins. Regular coursed limestone with lias ashlar facade and slate roof. Double-depth plan. 2 storeys with attic. Garden front: 5-window range of sash windows with glazing bars with plain stone architraves. Two 2-light stone-mullion cellar windows. String course between floors. Moulded stone cornice and pair of flat topped roof dormers with leaded lights. Ashlar gable parapets and kneelers and brick and stone stacks at ends. Late C19 brick one-bay extension to right. Elevation to left of garden front has 6-panel door with panelled reveals, reeded surround and fanlight with intersecting glazing bars. Semi-circular double flight of steps has C18 iron balustrade. Cast-iron rainwater head has date. Rear elevation is similar. Leaded light casements to basement and sash windows to other floors; central staircase window at half landings. All windows to this elevation under flat stone arches. Interior: entrance hall has C18 staircase with 2 turned balusters per tread. Dining room to rear of entrance hall has C18 fielded panelling and bolection moulded stone fireplace surround. Sitting room immediately right of entrance has oak C17 panelling reset from Pytchley Old Hall. Drawing room to right of staircase has early C19 style panelling and cornice.

Listing NGR: SP8614072238

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National Grid Reference: SP 86140 72238


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