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List Entry Summary

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: 1368397



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

County: Oxfordshire

District: Vale of White Horse

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Hinton Waldrist

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 15-Jan-1986

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 250952

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HINTON WALDRIST SU39NE 3/122 The Old Rectory and Old Rectory Cottage


Rectory, now house. C14 to rear, early C17 central block, c.1840 front range. Front; squared and coursed limestone; C20 tile roof. 2-storeys; 3 x 1 bays. 2 storeys central porch has Tudor-style 4-centred moulded arch over C19 panelled (half glazed) door. Label moulds over cavetto-moulded wood cross windows. Kneelers to gabled roof and porch surmounted by ball finials. Similar one-bay side walls. Early C17 parallel range to rear: 2 storeys with rear right outshut of random limestone rubble with gabled old tile roof; brick gable end stack to right and stone stack finished with 3 brick flues adjoins rear of mid C19 block. Left side wall has mid C19 hood moulds over sashes; C17 hood mould over 2-light leaded casement at top and similar mid C19 detailing to kneelers, coping and finial; 2-storey lean-to porch to left has similar C17 style one-light window and 4-centred chamfered arch over C19 six-panelled door. C14 rear wing placed at right angles: one-storey and attic, 3-window range of random limestone rubble with ashlar quoins, C20 and old tile roof; timber lintels over C20 door and casements; gabled roof dormers have C18 three-light casements and a one-light casement, some retaining leaded lights. Similar C20 three-window range to rear. Interior: Front door leads to mid C19 open-well staircase at rear of C17 block. Mid C19 six-panelled doors in moulded architraves and some older plank doors. Mid C19 fireplaces, especially coloured marble fireplace in front left room. Panelled left room of C17 block has C17 stone fireplaces, cyma moulded beam and plaster cornice. Collar truss roof over central block and similar 2-bay roof to rear right outshut. Rear wing retains 2 of originally three C14 raised crucks with through splayed scarf joints of the original open hall; floor with chamfered beams and stone fireplace adjoining C17 block, probably inserted in early C17. Graded II* for survival of C14 hall described by Fletcher. (J.M. Fletcher, "Crucks in the West Berkshire and Oxford Region", Oxoniensia, 33 (1968), p.87).

Listing NGR: SU3757699145

Selected Sources

Books and journals
'Oxoniensia' in Oxoniensia, , Vol. 33, (1968), 87

National Grid Reference: SU 37576 99145


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